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    Interesting Article on Travel from Cape Town South Africa to Mecca, Saudi Arabia

    I have a tendency to read news from a variety of sources, some off the usual beaten path, and ran across this article on Al Jazeera's news page.

    Two fellas decide to make the Hajj on bikes:

    http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth...257862785.html

    According to what I found on the web, straight line distance is over 4,000 miles. Talk about a pilgrimage to remember for a lifetime!

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    cool story. thanks for posting!

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