Quote Originally Posted by Grey Matter
Oh I like the sound of that. How a bout an organized ‘«£Adventure Tour‘«ō. I have always dreamed of riding in Africa, but the logistics involved are staggering. I want to be more or less self sufficient, not rely on a support van or other outside help. Just a much of riders working together.

To me the tour manager would work out the logistics. I would just show up & ride with my gear on my/a bike. That way I could maximize my vacation time.
Check out Voni's latest adventure over at Ayer's Adventures IIRC she and Paul were in Africa for three weeks as hosts.