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Old 07-18-2009, 09:13 PM   #1
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African Caravan Mileage (Updated Weekly)

I will post a weekly travel log for the 1959 African Caravan. It will be taken from Lillie Douglass's book CapeTown to Cairo. If you can obtain road maps, do so, and follow the route.

See ya on the roads of Africa.

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Old 07-18-2009, 09:47 PM   #2
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Week 01

I need to find out how to format the columns.

First try a bust.
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Old 07-18-2009, 09:58 PM   #3
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The first week in route in Africa. XLS file
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Old 07-19-2009, 01:39 AM   #4
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Week 02

We are progressing up the coast along the Indian Ocean.
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Old 07-19-2009, 01:50 AM   #5
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Great idea PeeWee!

I'm looking forward to "studying" them more.

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Excellent idea. I've got my map out and am marking your progress. I'll be following along.

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Old 07-19-2009, 12:00 PM   #7
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I have my map and will start to follow today.....Very neat Idea Peewee
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Meeting Time in Cape Town, Union of South Africa

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The first week in route in Africa. XLS file
When possible I will attach a photograph taken during the week represented by the travel guide.

I may sub when I don't have a picture.

This is a major meeting with Wally Byam prior to heading North through Africa. This is our campsite in Cape Town.
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Week 02 Durban, Union of South Africa - Picture

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We are progressing up the coast along the Indian Ocean.
The Zulu culture was old and colorful. One of the tourist attractions was the Zulu Ricksha's. Here is see Wally seated, while the Zulu warrior glides into the air.
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Week - 03

We leave Durban this week and cross into the Orange Free State.

See next thread for mileage and stops.
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Week - 03 Mileage and Stops

We're on our way!
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Old 07-27-2009, 08:19 AM   #12
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Thanks Pee Wee!
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Keeping up the African Caravan - Change to Individual Threads

To keep the weekly changes active, I will post each one as thread starting with Week #4
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Go to Week #5 Update

Check the up date for the fifth week here.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f492...res-54840.html
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