WEEK 1: DOWN THE ORANGE

28th of March 2007 – JF We departed from E-bay and drove skirting past Lamberts Bay before heading east for the N7. All was going well until after our diesel top up in Vanrynsdorp, when Mike the Spike took the reins. About 10 km’s on from the stop, Mike asked fairly nonchalantly whether the temperature [...]

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WEEK 0: CAPE TOWN PREP

The trip was conceived in early 2002, at Tiervlei, in Ongava – Northern Namibia. After 5 years of careful preperation, Stone produced the trailer for the forth-coming trip, set to depart: March 2007… [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FZgV9GR1pU] 26th of March 2007 – JF Things were looking on track to leave… the vehicle was no longer standing in the [...]

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The original trip

March 2007: Tim, Lurks & Stone mission north from Cape Town up the west coast of Africa, in search of good waves and good times. Their vehicle: a trusty 1981 Landcruiser named Mzee Kobe (The Old Tortoise). Their final destination: London... finally arriving almost a year behind schedule in latter 2008!

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