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Old 07-18-2009, 08:13 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, 08:47 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, 08:58 PM   #3
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Week 01

The first week in route in Africa. XLS file
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Old 07-19-2009, 12:39 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, 12:50 AM   #5
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Great idea PeeWee!

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

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Old 07-19-2009, 07:51 AM   #6
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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, 11:00 AM   #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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Old 07-26-2009, 10:18 PM   #11
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Week - 03 Mileage and Stops

We're on our way!
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Old 07-27-2009, 07:19 AM   #12
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Old 08-02-2009, 07:29 PM   #13
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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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Old 08-17-2009, 08:33 PM   #15
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Go to Week #6 Update

Check out the update, the Caravan is rollin' through Africa.
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Old 08-21-2009, 08:48 PM   #16
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Week 7 has been posted

For those following the trek through Africa, Week 7 has been posted.
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Old 08-21-2009, 09:04 PM   #17
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Thanks PeeWee

I am following this thread and the weekly updates. I just finished the Wanderlust coffeetable book that was sent to me by Airstream Marketing and was surprised at the end to find a great dvd inside the back cover. It has a great deal of video info on the caravans and background on Wally and Airstream. What a gem! Thanks Again for all the memories you are sharing with all of us here! Happy Trails, Ed
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Old 08-28-2009, 08:33 PM   #18
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Posting Week 8 through Week 12

"Hey" everyone come to the Cape to Cairo, or the Wilds Rallies.

If you not going to be there, here we go through the next five weeks of African Caravanning.

Because I will away for the two rallies and then a few days in Jackson Center, I feel it necessary to post Week 8, through Week 12.

Thank you for your kind words and attention to one fabulous Caravan.

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Old 08-29-2009, 09:57 AM   #19
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This is an amazing journey.....very exciting to follow...Thank you so much PeeWee.....
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