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Around Africa on my bicycle

Riaan Manser

Around Africa on my bicycle

by Riaan Manser

  • 324 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Jonathan Ball Publishers in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manser, Riann -- Travel -- Africa,
  • Cycling -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRiann Manser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT12.25 .M355 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 705 p. :
    Number of Pages705
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16989044M
    ISBN 10186842247X
    ISBN 109781868422470
    LC Control Number2007492152

    Answer 1 of 6: Hello, I'm thinking of making a trip around Africa with my husband. We intend to take a break from our jobs and travel for 2 years. We intend to spend the least possible. They think that is possible? I've read reports from other. If you know of a book about bicycle touring or bicycle travel that should be added to this list, please leave a comment below with the name of the book, the author, and a link to a website where the book can be purchased. Remember, these are not “how-to” bicycle touring books, but books written by individuals who have traveled with their bikes.

    Manser, Riaan - Around Africa on My Bicycle. Around the coastline of Africa. My review here. ISBN: Melland, Frank H. & Cholmeley, Edward H. - Through the Heart of Africa: Being an Account of a Journey on Bicycles and on Foot from Northern Rhodesia, Past the Great Lakes, to Egypt, Undertaken While on Leave in Africa. Desert Snow is the book about my Take On Africa - 25,km from the UK to Cape Town, fuelled on with 1, beers. Available to Buy Now. Journey Complete!! 24,km by bike and km paddling later, I arrived in Cape Town on 15th March after 20 months on the road.

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Around Africa on my bicycle by Riaan Manser Download PDF EPUB FB2

Around Africa on my Bicycle frustrated me though. I found it a real struggle to get into the book and however much I wanted to fall in love with the book, I just couldn't.

I really tried to force myself to keep reading but the lack of fluidity and the sheer length of the book made it quite a battle/5(29). I first read this book in A friend of mine lent it to me.

Riaan's story is a great inspiration to me because cycling around Africa on a bicycle is a crazy idea. But crazy people do crazy things and by so doing inspire others. The book is quite huge but then again, two years of cycling can't be explained at length in a shorter book/5(30).

Cycling an average of 90km a day, often in extreme conditions on badly-maintained gravel and sand roads, being thrown into jail in Equatorial Guinea by aggressive and drunken border police, and facing possible death when taken hostage by drugged Liberian teenage rebels may not be a conventional idea of truly ‘living’, but, in SeptemberRiaan Manser rode out of Cape Town.

Around Africa on my Bicycle frustrated me though. I found it a real struggle to get into the book and however much I wanted to fall in love with the book, I just couldn't. I really tried to force myself to keep reading but the lack of fluidity and the sheer length of the book made it quite a battle/5(40).

and a good size book at exactly pages it still seems too short!Well written this is an adventure of going around Africa just one better than walking:cycling.I haven`t read too many travel books about Africa ad this one was an interesting insight into Africa from the ground tly Mr Manser (June )is kayaking around Iceland/5.

Get this from a library. Around Africa on my bicycle. [Riaan Manser] -- Cycling an average of 90km a day, often in extreme conditions on badly-maintained gravel and sand roads, being thrown into jail in Equatorial Guinea by aggressive and drunken border police, and.

In Around Africa on my Bicycle, Manser tells the story of this epic journey. It is a story of blood, sweat, toil and tears.

It is a story of triumph and occassional disaster. Of nights out under the stars, of searing heat and rain, of endless miles of Africa and Author: Riaan Manser. In Around Africa on my Bicycle, Manser tells the story of this epic journey. It is a story of blood, sweat, toil and tears.

It is a story of triumph and occassional disaster. Of nights out under the stars, of searing heat and rain, of endless miles of Africa and 5/5. Around Africa on my Bicycle: Riaan Manser: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books. Go Search Hello Select your address /5(33). Riaan Manser is the author of Around Africa on My Bicycle ( avg rating, ratings, 30 reviews, published ), Around Madagascar on My Kayak ( /5.

A 4 year mile odyssey around the world by bicycle, seeking answers to the great mysteries of life, vowing to find happiness or die trying. The quest wasn’t easy. He was imprisoned, held hostage, mugged, run over, suspected of terrorism, accused of espionage, trampled, diseased, heartbroken — he nearly died a dozen : Antonio Cala.

I have traveled with my bicycle more than six years through North America, Latin America, Africa, Europe, Middle East, Central Asia, and now in Asia.

My channel is all about my traveling. The journey in “Around Africa On My Bicycle” takes Manser two years, two months and fifteen days. He ped kilometers (22, miles) and rides through 34 countries. Some countries take him several weeks to cross, others less than a day. In Around Africa on my Bicycle this engine is the whole continent of Africa which, as the title suggests, is covered by bicycle.

Riaan Manser, the author, is the first man to circumnavigate the entire African continent by bicycle, a feat which took him through 34 countries. The book will also cover his next and most dangerous expedition yet in May His story is inspiring, entertaining and thrilling in equal measure, and its year-old author is a much needed role model for our times.

Around Africa on my Bicycle. In a world first, almost incredibly, Riaan Manser rode a bicycle right around the continent of. Cycling from England to Africa. Back inalthough Dave's Travel Pages was online, travel blogging was really still in its infancy.

I updated every week or so as I was cycling England to South Africa, but it was written more with family and friends in mind. Riaan Manser was born in in Pretoria. He grew up in Zululand and attended John Ross College.

After studying HR Management, he worked in the medical industry. He has been a lifesaver, a surfer and a rugby player. Around Africa on My Bicycle homepage; Book Details. Around Africa On My Bicycle by Riaan Manser EAN: Around Africa On My Bicycle by Riaan Manser.

We went for dinner with Shane (who’s shortly setting off for a bike tour through Africa) and came back home with this book off his shelf. It took Riaan Manser just over 2 years to cycle the perimeter of Africa and this book is based on that journey. Along the way, he was thrown into jail in.

As an example of how to ride a bicycle around the world, the red line above is where I rode my bicycle (41, KM). Although I did cycle all of North America in a continuous line, I am not a “purist”.

There are too many places that are just too ugly, unfriendly and dangerous for : Scott Stoll. 7shares Facebook5 Twitter1 Pinterest0 Email1 There are dozens of books written by individuals who have traveled around the world on a bicycle, but none of these books captures the full round-the-world bicycle touring experience quite as well as Alastair Humpreys’ “Moods Of Future Joys“.

The first of two books about Alastair’s 46, mile bicycle touring [ ]. More on Getting around East Africa Arriving Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Nairobi, Kenya) Taxis to the city centre cost KSh to KSh and take 30 minutes to one hour; book at the ‘information’ desk in the arrivals Nyerere International Airport (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) Taxis to the city centre cost Tsh35, to.Around Africa on my Bicycle by Riaan Manser describes the author's determination to become the first person to circumnavigate Africa by bicycle.

Illustrated. Book Title: Around Africa on my Bicycle. Author: Manser, Riaan. Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishers. Edition: .I am convinced despite having only met 3 so far that solo female cyclists travelling alone by bicycle are growing in numbers, after all some of the best bicycle touring books have been written by women on wheels, Dervla Murphy, Josie Dew and the late, great remarkable Anne Mustoe to name just a few.

Therefore, I am putting a shout out to all the solo female cyclists who have ventured off alone.