29. Haron and Cairncross (Bikers,South Africa)

Twelve countries, nine months and untold kilometres of freshly traveled earth behind them, the hypothetical has become a reality for Cape Town residents Nathim Cairncross, 28, and Imtiyaz Ahmad Haron, 25.

The two pedalled their way across the Saudi border in late October, arriving nearly three weeks before the official start of the Hajj, the annual Muslim pilgrimage to the Kaaba in Mecca.

http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/spotlight/hajj2010/2010/10/201010993257862785.html

 

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