Into Africa

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Author: Sam Manicom
Edition year: 2008
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8 year round the worlder Sam Manicom had never intended to write books. He travelled for the adventures, and the chance to learn about the world and himself. Thankfully he wrote a diary every day, and when encouraged to write a book he decided to have a go. ‘It’ll be a new adventure, and if I don’t try I won’t know if I can.’

His first book ‘Into Africa’ is upfront with adventure, mishaps, dust, heat and the thrill of overlanding. It’s the story of an enlightening, yet daunting (and sometimes downright harrowing) journey across fourteen African countries by motorcycle.

Sam, deciding to break free from everyday life, passed his motorcycle test in 6 weeks and set off for Africa. To begin with just two things kept him going as he rode across Europe. Fear of turning round and having to face his mates in the pub, and the question ‘Can I really do this?’

Into Africa is the story of an amazing continent, its people and some very good reasons why not to fall off a motorcycle! Reviewers have stated that the word-pictures which bring a good travel book to life are all here.

Whether he's being shot at, thrust into a brutal jail cell in Tanzania, or knocked unconscious in the Namibian desert, this eye-opening tale catapults you into the beauty and challenges of Africa. It’s a very honest account of life on the road; fear, boredom, pain, the people, history, the surprises, good and bad days of riding, love and humor.

 Whether you are planning to ride through Africa, dreaming, or simply curious, this is a captivating book. Sam beautifully describes the challenges and delights of exploring this continent of surprises. Each chapter is filled with one great story after another.

Into Africa is now available as an Enhanced e-book on Apple i-Tunes. Don’t miss the Audio Book Version.

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