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'4,000 Miles, Seven Countries: An African Adventure on Two Wheels'

Old 01-28-19, 10:58 AM
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'4,000 Miles, Seven Countries: An African Adventure on Two Wheels'

A 10-week cycling trip from Morocco to Ghana takes riders on a rough ribbon of road through West Africa, a region better known for strife than tourism.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/28/t...adventure.html
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Excellent article about a grand adventure. Thanks for sharing!
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from reading and following adventurers I'd say You can do it for $1000, excluding the initial flight to destination.
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Ugh, paywall.

Originally Posted by mtb_addict
Anyone know how the price of a commercial tour ($13,000 for 72 days) compare to a do-it-your tour?
Well, considering the bulk of sub-Saharan Africa manages on $3 a day, I'd say $250 should cover it?

Kidding aside, $13k sounds like a LOT for a 72 day tour, even if it were in America.
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Originally Posted by jefnvk
Ugh, paywall.
Your browser keeps track of how many articles you have read @nytimes.com. Cut their cookies and they don't know. Further nytimes.com relies on scripting. If you turn it off, it doesn't count accesses. I read it with lynx, which doesn't support scripting, so don't even have to cut my cookies. This is true almost every site.
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...cycling trip from Morocco to Ghana...
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The food is cheap, but security is not.
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