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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 5:45 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Thinking about sending your lad on safari and wondering what the trip will be like for him?

Have a read of this well written travel article about one man's experiences trying to get from Lagos to Kano (with money):

"Nigerian Nightmare"

The title reads: THE UNCLE AYOS EXPRESS PROVIDES A DEATH-DEFYING ADVENTURE, MAKING AN EIGHT-HOUR JOURNEY IN JUST A COUPLE OF DAYS.

Nice! Very Happy

It's a really fun read (not too long) and the car door + trucks part had me rolling on the floor.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 7:42 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Very nice read. I could visualize the ride.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 7:42 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Thanks for that. Good find.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 8:38 am Reply with quoteBack to top

I think I'll rethink my next holiday Smile

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 8:40 am Reply with quoteBack to top

There is no doubt about it, overland travel across Africa is an unforgettable experience..... Very Happy

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 8:47 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Hmm, cheers red......

And I have to visit Sudan, Kenya, Djibouti and Ethiopia next month. Gladly it won't involve a lot of overland travel. Sad

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 10:31 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Quote:
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That's a scary story, Red. This, and the "Car Wash boys", all reminds me how dangerous life must be in Nigeria.
Thanks for the link.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 12:40 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Thanks for the read Red. Now that I know the horrors my lad would face as I try to get them on a safari, I will be sure to double my efforts. Very Happy Twisted Evil

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 8:00 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Interesting read. Thanks for that Red. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:46 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

ROAD TRIP IN AFRICA: Part 1 - Part 2

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