Overview:Africa Solo: My World Record Race from Cairo to Cape Town - Shortlisted for Adventure Travel Book of the YearIn the spring of 2015, Mark Beaumont set out from the bustling heart of Cairo on his latest world record attempt - solo, the length of Africa, intending to ride to Cape Town in under 50 days. Seven years since he smashed the world record for cycling round the world, this would be his toughest trip yet. And he would set a new mark that would simply break the limits of endurance. Despite illness, mechanical faults, attempted robbery and stone-throwing children, as well as dehydration in the deserts and unprecedented levels of exhaustion, Mark completed the journey in just 41 days, 10 hours and 22 minutes, after cycling 6,762 miles, spending 439 hours in the saddle (sometimes up to 16 hours a day) and climbing 190,355 feet through 8 countries. It was an astonishing journey, and one that will fascinate and grip the reader. From the obvious dangers of Egypt, Sudan and Kenya, over the unpaved, muddy, mountainous roads of Ethiopia, through the beautiful grasslands of Tanzania and Zambia, to riding at night in Botswana in the company of elephants and giraffes, Mark brings Africa to life in all its complex glory, friendship and curiosity, while inspiring us all to question the bounds of what is possible.
This book is on page /c7aa77b92db8fc93b6f5dfc90a1d7bf2/book/1603725640-9780552172479. It was written by the following authors: Mark Beaumont. Book Africa Solo: My World Record Race from Cairo to Cape Town, which can be read online, published by the company: Transworld Publishers Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Travel, Maps, Sports Books. The book was published on 2017-02-23 00:00:00. It has 352 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 276 g. File for download Africa Solo: My World Record Race from Cairo to Cape Town has PDF format and is called africa-solo-my-world-record-race-from-cairo-to-cape-town.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our ajel.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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