Between July 15th and November 15th 2019 we travelled through northern South Africa, eastern Botswana, much of Zambia, north western Zimbabwe, Madagascar and Ethiopia. We self drove through all but Ethiopia.
On mainland Africa we drove 7,848 kms and in Madagascar 2,448 Kms for a total of 10,296 kms of self driving.
In Ethiopia we had drivers and covered a distance of 3,589 kms for a total Africa road distance of 13,885 kms.
We flew 14 segments for a total of approximately 38,416 km.
Vancouver to Johannesburg via Toronto/Addis Ababa – 14,851 km
Johannesburg to Antananarivo – 2,140 km
Ile Sainte Marie to Antananarivo – 500 km
Antananarivo to Nose Be return – 1,640 km
Antananarivo to Addis Ababa – 3,230 km
Addis Ababa to Lalibela – 339 km
Lalibela to Axum – 240 km
Mekele to Addis Ababa – 506 km
Addis Ababa to Vancouver via Dublin/Toronto – 14,970 km
Total distance traveled by land and air – 52,301 km
The distance around the earth is 40,075 km.