Adventure complete... - Mapenzi Overland
 

Hi everyone,

Well, our journey is now over. Mapenzi has clocked almost 23,000 miles, and is currently having a well-deserved rest in SA.  We've celebrated while standing on the marker at Cape Aghulas, the southernmost tip of Africa, and it all seems quite surreal that only six months ago, we glimpsed the Cap Blanc lighthouse at the northern limit of the continent.

It really has been the adventure of a lifetime.  We've met some wonderful people, seen some spectacular landscapes and incredible wildlife, and challenged our vehicle and ourselves, physically and mentally.  When we crossed the border into SA, as excited as we were to be seeing our friends and family again after so long, we were sorely tempted to turn up north and keep going!  Perhaps next lifetime :-)

We've finally uploaded the last diary days and photos, and will work over the next few weeks to complete the prep and links sections on the website. Our heartfelt thanks to our families (and apologies to our mum's for the sleepless nights they had worrying about us!) as well as our friends for being so supportive and excited on our behalf, and to those who followed our website so diligently!

All the best, and happy travels,
Mike and Sarah

Edmund the Wizard
5/8/2009 02:27:59

What a fantastic adventure! Glad to know you're all safe and sound at the end of it - somehow I don't think Sunbury's going to do it for you after this experience!
All the very best,
Edmund

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yolande
6/17/2009 20:04:38

brilliant! next step: find a publisher! :)

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