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Most of the places listed below can be found on Michelin maps numbers 953, 954 and 955.

Location Country Lat Long Date Distance Comments
Dover       20 Oct   Meet truck, start of trip
Avignon            
Almeria            
Malaga            
Gibralta       26 Oct    
Algeciras           Catch ferry to Africa
Ceuta           Spanish territory
Chefchaouen Morocco          
Ouazzane Morocco          
Kenitra Morocco          
Sale Morocco     29 Oct    
Rabat Morocco     29 Oct   Capital of Morocco
Meknes Morocco          
Fes Morocco     02 Nov    
Ifrane Morocco          
Midelt Morocco          
Errachidia Morocco          
Tinerhir Morocco          
Ouarzazate Morocco          
Marrakech Morocco 31°37'N 7°59'W 07 Nov    
Essaouira Morocco 31°29'N 9°45'W 09 Nov    
Agadir Morocco          
Tiznit Morocco          
Tan-Tan Morocco          
Laayoune Western Sahara     12 Nov    
Nouadibou Mauritania 20°54'N 17°3'W 15 Nov    
Mamghar            
Nouakchott Mauritania 18°5'N 15°58'W 21 Nov   Capital of Mauritania
Aleg Mauritania 17°3'N 13°54'W      
Sangraffa Mauritania 17°35'N 12°50'W      
Kiffa Mauritania 16°37'N 11°22'W 24 Nov   Leave road
Kankossa   15°56'N 11°31'W      
Hamoud   15°37'N 11°31'W      
Aourou   14°58'N 11°35'W      
Kayes Mali 14°27'N 11°26'W 27 Nov   Back to roads
Diamou Mali          
Marbre Mali          
Bafoulabé Mali     29 Nov    
Manantali Mali 13°11'N 10°26'W 29 Nov    
Kita Mali 13°3'N 9°30'W      
Bamako Mali 12°10'N 8° W 01 Dec   Capital of Mali
Segou Mali          
San Mali          
Bla Mali          
Mopti Mali     05 Dec   Start boat trip to Djenne
Djenne Mali 13°54'N 4°33'W 08 Dec   Mud mosque
Sevare Mali          
Bandiagara Mali     10 Dec   Start Dogon trek
Sevare Mali          
San Mali          
Bobo Burkina Faso 11°10'N 4°17'W      
Ouagadougou Burkina Faso 12°5'N 1°14'W 16 Dec   Capital of Burkina Faso
Wulugu            
Walewale            
Kadia            
Kumasi Ghana 9°24'N 0°50'W 18 Dec    
Ejisu Ghana          
Konongoo Ghana          
Nkawkaw Ghana          
Anyinam Ghana          
Bunso Ghana          
Nsawaam Ghana          
Accra Ghana 5°33'N 0°10'W 20 Dec   Capital of Ghana
Kokrobite Ghana 5°29'N 0°21'W 21 Dec   Beach resort
Cape Coast Ghana 5°6'N 1°15'W      
Takoradi Ghana 4°54'N 1°47'W      
Busua Ghana 4°48'N 1°56'W 24 Dec   Beach resort
Takoradi Ghana 4°54'N 1°47'W      
Cape Coast Ghana 5°6'N 1°15'W 28 Dec    
Kakum Nat. Park Ghana 5°20'N 1°23'W 28 Dec   Canopy walk
Accra Ghana 5°33'N 0°10'W 29 Dec    
Kokrobite Ghana 5°29'N 0°21'W 31 Dec    
Accra Ghana 5°33'N 0°10'W 02 Jan    
Akosombo Ghana 6°16'N 0°3'E 03 Jan   Visit dam
Hohoe Ghana 7°9'N 0°28'E      
Tema Ghana 5°41'N 0°0'W      
Accra Ghana 5°33'N 0°10'W      
Tema Ghana 5°41'N 0°0'W      
Kpalime Togo 6°54'N 0°37'E      
Lome Togo 6°10'N 1°14'E 09 Jan   Capital of Togo
Aneho   6°13'N 1°36'E      
Ouidah Benin 6°21'N 2°4'E     Voodoo
Cotonou Benin 6°21'N 2°26'E 12 Jan    
Ganvie Benin 6°26'N 2°21'E 14 Jan   Stilt village
Allada Benin          
Abomey Benin 7°11'N 1°59'E 14 Jan   Old Dahomey empire
Cove            
Ketou   7°21'N 2°36'E      
Abeokuta            
Igbo-Ora Nigeria          
Ibadan Nigeria 7°23'N 3°53'E 16 Jan    
Ikire Nigeria 7°22'N 4°10'E      
Ife Nigeria          
Ilesha Nigeria 7°39'N 4°45'E      
Oshogbo Nigeria 7°46'N 4°33'E     Jungle communication centre
Ikirun Nigeria 7°56'N 4°39'E      
Ila Nigeria 8°1'N 4°54'E      
Omu Aran Nigeria 8°9'N 5°5'E      
Egbe Nigeria 8°13'N 5°30'E      
Kabba Nigeria 7°50'N 6°5'E      
Lokoja Nigeria          
Gwagwalada Nigeria 8°56'N 7°6'E      
Abuja Nigeria 9°3'N 7°28'E 19 Jan    
Akwanga Nigeria 8°54'N 8°24'E      
Jos Nigeria 9°55'N 8°53'E      
Bauchi Nigeria 10°19'N 9°51'E      
Dindima Nigeria 10°14'N 10°9'E      
Wikki Nigeria 9°45'N 10°30'E 24 Jan   Game drive, hot springs
Dindima Nigeria          
Gombe Nigeria 10°17'N 11°9'E      
Biu Nigeria 10°37'N 12°10'E      
Little Gombi Nigeria 10°9'N 12°44'E      
Mubi Nigeria 10°16'N 13°16'E      
Boukoula Cameroon 10°9'N 13°24'E      
Rumsiki Cameroon 10°31'N 13°35'E 27 Jan   Tourist village
Mokolo Cameroon 10°44'N 13°48'E      
Maroua Cameroon 10°35'N 14°19'E      
Waza Cameroon 11°24'N 14°34'E 28 Jan   Game park
Kousséri Cameroon 12°5'N 15°E      
Ndjamena Tchad 12°7'N 15°2'E 30 Jan   Capital of Tchad
Massaguet Tchad 12°29'N 15°26'E      
Ngoura Tchad 12°53'N 16°27'E      
Am Ndjamena Tchad 13°8'N 17°19'E      
Ati Tchad 13°13'N 18°20'E      
Oum Hadjer Tchad 13°18'N 19°42'E      
Abeche Tchad 13°50'N 20°49'E      
Adre   13°29'N 22°11'E 02 Feb    
El Geneina Sudan 13°26'N 22°2'E 02 Feb    
Zalingie Sudan 12°54'N 23°29'E      
Nyala Sudan 12°3'N 24°53'E      
Ed Dae Sudan 11°28'N 26°7'E      
En Nahud Sudan 12°41'N 28°25'E      
Khuwei Sudan          
El Obeid Sudan 13°11'N 30°12'E      
Kosti Sudan 13°10'N 32°40'E 10 Feb    
Khartoum Sudan 15°36'N 32°31'E 10 Feb   Capital of Sudan
Meroe Sudan 16°56'N 33°45'E 12 Feb   Pyramids
Wad Medani Sudan 14°26'N 33°30'E      
Gedaref Sudan 14°3'N 35°23'E      
Gallabat Sudan 12°58'N 36°9'E      
Azezo   12°34'N 37°26'E      
Gondar Ethiopia 12°37'N 37°28'E 15 Feb    
Addis Zemen Ethiopia 12°7'N 37°47'E      
Bahir Dar Ethiopia 11°36'N 37°24'E     Lake monestaries, source of Blue Nile
Blue Nile Falls Ethiopia 11°29'N 37°35'E      
Bahir Dar Ethiopia 11°36'N 37°24'E 17 Feb    
Adet Ethiopia 11°16'N 37°29'E      
Mota Ethiopia 11°5'N 37°52'E      
Nedatra Ethiopia 10°56'N 38°5'E      
D.Libanos Ethiopia 9°43'N 38°51'E      
Addis Ababa Ethiopia 9°1'N 38°46'E 21 Feb   Capital of Ethiopia
Debre Zeit Ethiopia 8°45'N 38°59'E      
Mojo Ethiopia 8°35'N 39°7'E      
Meki Ethiopia 8°9'N 38°50'      
Adami Tulu Ethiopia 7°52'N 38°42'E      
Bulbula Ethiopia 7°43'N 38°39'E      
Negele Ethiopia 7°21'N 38°40'E      
Shashemene Ethiopia 7°12'N 38°37'E      
Wendo Gennet Ethiopia 7°5'N 38°38'E      
Dila Ethiopia 6°25'N 38°18'E      
Wenago Ethiopia 6°19'N 38°15'E      
F.Gennet Ethiopia 6°4'N 38°121'E      
Hagre Mariam Ethiopia 5°38'N 38°14'E      
Yavello Park Ethiopia 5°7'N 38°17'E      
Mega Ethiopia 4°4'N 38°19'E      
Moyale Ethiopia 3°33'N 39°3'E 25 Feb    
Marsabit Kenya 2°20'N 37°59'E     Wildlife park
Laisamis Kenya 1°35'N 37°48'E      
Archer's Post Kenya 0°38'N 37°40'E      
Isiolo Kenya 0°21'N 37°35'E 28 Feb    
Nanyuki Kenya 0°0'N 37°4'E     Mount Kenya
Nyahururu Kenya 0°1'N 36°25'E      
Nakuru Kenya 0°17'S 36°4'E 01 Mar    
Eldoret Kenya 0°31'N 35°17'E      
Malaba Uganda 0°38'N 34°16'E      
Tororo Uganda 0°39'N 34°10'E      
igana Uganda 0°37'N 33°29'E      
Jinja Uganda 0°26'N 35°11'E     Source of White Nile, rafting
Lugazi Uganda 0°22'N 32°56'E      
Kampala Uganda 0°19'N 32°35'E 02 Mar   Capital of Uganda
Masaka Uganda 0°20'S 31°44'E      
Lyatonde Uganda 0°24'S 31°9'E      
Mbararar Uganda 0°35'S 30°40'E      
Kabale Uganda 1°16'S 29°59'E      
Kigale Rwanda 1°57'S 30°3'E     Capital of Rwanda
Ruhengeri Rwanda 1°30'S 29°38'E      
Kingi Rwanda 1°27'S 29°36'E 03 Mar   Mountain gorillas
Ruhengeri Rwanda 1°30'S 29°38'E      
Kisoro   1°17'S 29°42'E'      
Kabale Uganda          
Mbarara Uganda          
Masaka Uganda          
Kampala Uganda          
Jinja Uganda 0°26'N 35°11'E 07 Mar    
Tororo Uganda          
Malaba Uganda          
Eldoret Kenya          
Nakuru Kenya         Game park
Naivasha Kenya          
Nairobi Kenya     13 Mar    
Namanga Tanzania          
Arusha Tanzania 3°23'S 36°41'E 15 Mar   Base for Serengetti, Ngorogoro crater
Moshi Tanzania 3°19'S 37°21'E     Kilimanjaro
Segera Tanzania          
Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania 6°51'S 39°18'E 26 Mar   Base for Zanzibar
Morogoro Tanzania          
Iringa Tanzania 7°48'S 35°42'E      
Mbeya   8°54'S 33°27'E      
Chitimba Malawi     02 Apr   Beach resort
Mzuzu Malawi 11°27'S 34°2'E      
Nkhata Bay Malawi         Beach resort
Salima Malawi          
Blantyre Malawi 15°48'S 35°E 08 Apr    
Moatize   16°7'S 33°44'E      
Tete Mozambique 16°9'S 33°36'E      
Mutoko            
Harare Zimbabwe 17°54'S 31°5'E 11 Apr   Capital of Zimbabwe
Kadoma Zimbabwe 18°20'S 29°55'E 11 Apr    
Kwekwe Zimbabwe 18°56'S 29°48'E      
Gweru Zimbabwe         Antelope park
Bulawayo Zimbabwe 20°10'S 28°36'E      
Vic Falls Zimbabwe 17°56'S 25°50'E 14 Apr   Falls, activities
Kasane Botswana     16 Apr   Chobe wildlife park
Nata Botswana 20°13'S 26°11'E      
Maun Botswana 19°59'S 23°26'E     Okavango Delta
Ghanzi Botswana 21°41'S 21°40'E 22 Apr    
Mamuno   22°16'S 20°0'E      
Buitpos            
Gobabis Namibia 22°27'S 18°59'E      
Windhoek Namibia 22°34'S 17°5'E     Capital of Namibia
Okahanja Namibia 21°58'S 16°55'E 26 Apr    
Otjiwarongo Namibia 20°27'S 16°39'E      
Otavi Namibia          
Hoba meteorite Namibia          
Grootfontein Namibia 19°34'S 18°6'E      
Tsumeb Namibia     28 Apr    
Namutoni Namibia         Into Etosha national Park
Halali Namibia          
Okaukuejo Namibia          
Outjo Namibia 20°7'S 16°9'E      
Kamanjab Namibia 19°37'S 14°51'E      
Otjondeka Namibia          
Opuwo Namibia 18°4'S 13°50'E      
Epembe Namibia 17°25'S 13l°16'E      
Epupa Falls Namibia          
Epembe Namibia     03 May    
Opuwo Namibia          
Sesfontein Namibia          
Palm Namibia          
Cape Cross Namibia 21°46'S 13°58'E     Seal Colony
Swakopmond Namibia 22°40'S 14°31'E     Sandboarding, quad-bikes, sky-diving
Solitair Namibia 23°53'S 16°0'E 07 May    
Sesriem Namibia 24°29'S 15°48'E      
Sossusvlei Namibia 24°44'S 15°19'E     For Dune 45
Aus Namibia          
Luderitz Namibia 26°39'S 15°9'E      
Aus Namibia 26°40'S 16°17'E      
Fish River Canyon Namibia          
Ai-Ais Namibia         Hot springs
Noordoewer South Africa 28°41'S 17°33'E     Orange River, canoeing
Springbok South Africa 29°40'S 17°53'E 15 May    
Vanrhynsdoorp South Africa 31°37'S 18°44'E      
Citrusdal South Africa          
Malmesbury South Africa 33°27'S 18°43'E      
Stellenbosh South Africa 33°56'S 18°51'E     Wine tours
Simon's Town South Africa     18 May   Penguins
Cape Point South Africa 39°21'S 18°29'E     Cape of Good Hope
Cape Town South Africa 33°56'S 18°25'E     End of trip

The lat and long columns give the exact position of the town and can be entered into a GPS unit (such as the Garmin ETrex) to aid navigation.

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