My 19 year old son is currently among the 60+ riders on their way from Cairo to Cape Town. They have left Egypt and are currently in the Sudan. Reading the blog and seeing the pictures really makes me envious. This is probaly one of the most amazing bike rides in the world.
More here //http://www.tourdafrique.com/epictours/tourdafrique/blog
and pics here http://www.tourdafrique.com/epictour...araohs-delight
they also have a facebook page with frequent updates for those interested.
Oh to be young again, (or retired with time)!