The starting point, home dec 06

Trip Start Mar 19, 2007
Trip End Sep 2007

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Monday, December 25, 2006

Here we go then, the start of our dream of a lifetime. We have Bronwen, he is our 1981 Land rover 101 ambulance. He is in stunning two tone paint and our friend (i hope). After viewing several vehicles we decided he was our best option being Ex MOD but having only one downfall, his incredible thirst! You are literally talking 10-12mpg. But hey! on the plus side this is a petrol V8, the well proven Rover V8 3500cc. Well our trip will last till september 2007, so follow us through our journey. I am sure there will be many tears of joy, sadness and laughter, however it isnt long till we go now so the real hardship begins. The dream we started planning over a year ago is now a reality with the ferry booked and we have the vehicle and the money, we are really going! Hope to see everyone before we go in march 2007 and there will be tears as we go i am sure, however i hope we have a relatively easy trip down through, round and back from Africa.
Ross, Ben and Bronwen
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corbridge on

Good luck!!
A bit early to say good luck, and certainly too early to say good bye but I was taking a look at your web site and decided to post a message anyway!!

Lots of love, Mum

michaeltownsen on

Good luck old chap
Good luck chaps - glad ur taking a landie (especially a MOD one), so u'll be alright. Try not to piss off to many of the locals, and hopefully I will see u in the autumn!!!!!

Hurrah and Huzzah etc etc...


missygemgem on

best of luck you guys,shame i am a bit too far away to pop up for a goodbye drink but im sure we can do it when you get back!
have fun xxxx

corbridge on

Goodbye and Good Luck
5pm March 19th

Goodbye and Good Luck to you both!
It was great to see you go off in style - everything looked good, and Bronwen looked quite smart!

Have the trip of a lifetime, have fun and never look back!

Missing you already - well I had to go to the tip on my own!!
See you in sunny Spain - oh and Luke says don't get shot!!
All love - Mum, Dad, Luke and Jess

sid1 on

Good luck lads
Guys, you are already being missed but im sure its all going well for you. Look after yourself, si x

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