In the spring of 2009 we began sifting through many unpublished & in some cases lost photos from the Vintage Rovers Across Africa Expedition. Those photos appear below.  As of 2015 we are in the process of reviewing more film in the hope of releasing more photos in the future. 


NEW!!  (Digitized from negative film & posted in Summer 2015)

Animals in Ghana. [more]

The Drive The Globe crew make camp outside of Timbuktu Mali. [more]

The harsh road to Timbuktu Mali. A few days in the sand covered streets of a far out destination. [more]

Dogon Region & The Cliff of Bandiagara. [more]

Djenne Mali & the mud mosque. [more]

In & around Bamako Mali and the drive North. [more]

The road toward Bamako Mali. [more]

Dakar & the drive through Senegal. [more]

The long sand & beach drive between Nouadhibou & Nouakchott Mauritania. [more]

Crossing the Sahara. [more]

In & Around Marrakech & Agadir Morocco. [more]

Northern Morocco & the drive toward Western Sahara. [more]

Gibraltar & the first photos of Northern Africa.  [more]

Cadiz Spain & getting ready to depart for Gibraltar. [more]


March 18, 2009 - High Resolution Dogon Region, Mali Lost Photos. [more]

The following photos were uploaded directly from Africa via satellite telephone and land line using a Sony FD-90 digital camera, a Sony TRV-520 digital camcorder, a Gateway P3 laptop computer and the wonders of the internet. Sounds kind of funny today, but it was state of the art at the time. These photos were posted "live from Africa" in the spring of 2001.


March 12, 2001- NIGER - Moon over Africa. [more]

March 12, 2001- NIGER - Miscellaneous Pictures of Trip. [more]

March 9, 2001- MALI - Michael Palin. [more]

March 8, 2001- MALI - Timbuktu.  [more]

March 6, 2001- MALI - Dogon Region Mali. [more]

March 5, 2001- MALI - Djenne. [more]

March 3, 2001- MALI - Ferry to Djenne. [more]

March 3, 2001- MALI - Bamako Mali. [more]

March 1, 2001- MALI - Road to Bamako, Mali. [more]

March 1, 2001- MALI - Western Mali. [more]

February 27, 2001- SENEGAL - Eastern Senegal. [more]

February 25, 2001- SENEGAL - Central Senegal. [more]

February 23, 2001- Dakar, SENEGAL - Drive to Dakar and sights in Dakar. [more]

February 22, 2001- San Louis, SENEGAL - Drive to San Louis and in San Louis. [more]

February 20, 2001- MAURITANIA - Fixing the Truck in Nouakchott Mauritania. [more]

February 19, 2001- MAURITANIA - Sahara Desert and road to Nouakchott Mauritania. [more]

February 18, 2001- MAURITANIA - Nouadhibou. [more]

February 16, 2001- WESTERN SAHARA-Military Convoy through a mine field. [more]

February 14, 2001- WESTERN SAHARA. [more]

February 12, 2001- Agadir, MOROCCO - At the Beach. [more]

February 11, 2001- Marrakech, MOROCCO - Market in Marrakech. [more]

February 10, 2001- Fez, MOROCCO - Driving to Fez and School on the way to Fez. Camp in Fez.  [more]

February 9, 2001- Tangier, MOROCCO-Ferry ride from Algeciras to Tangier & Hotel/Camping in Ouezanne. [more]

February 8, 2001- Gibraltar - Fixing the trucks and some sights in Gibraltar. [more]

February 4, 2001- Madrid, SPAIN - Departure from Marriott, JFK and Arrival in Madrid & Cadiz Spain. [more]

February 3, 2001- Farmington, CT USA-Farewell Gathering at the Marriott. [more]

December 22, 2000- Windsor Locks, CT USA-Preparing to ship the trucks & the Expedition Team. [more]

December 15, 2000- Hampton, CT USA-Preparing the trucks at Bruce Kinzer's.  



All photos by Michael Ladden, Jim Leach and Ed Messenger


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