Welcome

  • Tony sliding along a zip wire in San Gil, Colombia, December 2012.
    Welcome to the exciting website of Tony Giles – blind world traveller and writer.

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My Books

I have written and published three eBooks about my world adventures.

Seeing a Slice of Southern Africa My Way book cover.  The cover shows Tony on Victoria Falls Bridge crossing the misty Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. A sign reads 'You are now entering Zambia'.

Seeing a Slice of Southern Africa My Way

NEW EBOOK, published 31 December 2020.

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Seeing the World My Way book cover. The cover shows Tony illuminated under a bus shelter with the surroundings in semi-darkness.

Seeing The World My Way

Published in 2010 and re-published as an Ebook in 2017.

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Seeing The Americas My Way book cover. The cover shows Tony in front of a 'Stone Tree' ( Arbol de Piedra) in the Siloli desert of south-west Bolivia.

Seeing The Americas My Way

Ebook published September 2016.

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My eBooks are travel biographies of the observations and experiences of a totally blind and partially deaf man as he travels independently around the world having exciting adventures. The most recent volume, Seeing a Slice of Southern Africa My Way, published 31 December 2020, is a journey of continued self-discovery as I plot my way from multi-cultural South Africa with its complex society, to Malawi, with its picturesque and peaceful nature. This third book takes the reader through parts of Southern Africa, and offers a brief glimpse into a little of Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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News

Photos taken near Teignmouth (19th April 2021)

These photos were taken near Teignmouth, Devon, England yesterday (18th April 2021).

The 3-arched railway bridge, leading out of Teignmouth towards Dawlish, with Tony on the right.

More photos here.

Thrillist Travel Podcast (1st April 2021)

Hi everyone, please check out this amazing short 40 minute documentary with interviews. I’m involved in one of the interviews. It’s really cool stuff about travelling with a disability and what disabled people can do, it’s what we can all do if we really want too. Feel free to share it. Thanks, have a great day. Enjoy, Tony the Traveller

Listen using the audio player above. Alternatively visit https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/traveling-disability-why-flying-wheelchair-sucks-how/

Interview article (30th March 2021)

Check out this recent interview article I did for an organisation in Australia that supports and promotes accessible travel for people with all disabilities. Enjoy the article and feel free to share it with anyone you wish too. Have a wonderful evening or day. Love, Tony :).

New video – promoting Seeing a Slice of Southern Africa My Way (19th January 2021)

Tony Giles, blind world traveller and published author standing on his local beach with the crashing sea in the background on a cloudy day. Promoting his new travel eBook: Seeing a Slice of Southern Africa My Way.

Seeing a Slice of Southern Africa My Way available now! (6th January 2021)

Hi everyone, another update for you regarding my new travel eBook: I want to let you know my new travel eBook is now available on Amazon and most other eBook websites.

Buy Seeing the Americas My Way on amazon.co.uk.
Buy Seeing the Americas My Way on Apple Books.

ISBN 9781839781544
Published 31 December 2020
Kindle price: £5.98
MORE DETAILS HERE.

Thanks to everyone who has already purchased and downloaded a copy 🙂. I hope you like it 🙂. Thank you all so much for supporting me in this. Stay safe, Tony the Traveller 🙂.

Seeing a Slice of Southern Africa My Way book cover.  The cover shows Tony on Victoria Falls Bridge crossing the misty Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. A sign reads 'You are now entering Zambia'.

Blog post / New Year Notice (4th January 2021)

Deer travellers and followers. Happy New Year. I hope this finds you all well and you had a nice and/or productive Xmas. I’m fine thanks, keeping busy! Please find below a link to a podcast I participated in just before Xmas 2020 alongside 5 other travellers. The idea being, six questions to six people from six continents. I represented Europe! The interviewer was Tony Lloyd from El Cafecito Restaurant Bar Hostel in Ecuador – a traveller,

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eBook update (30th December 2020)

Dear friends and followers. I hope everyone is having as good a time as can be expected in this difficult period. I just wanted to let you all know. I’ve had the files back from the eBook publisher, they’ve been checked and sent back. So, the eBook should be available on all eBook websites within the next seven days. I’ll let you know when it’s available to purchase and download. Thanks for continuing to follow and support me. Warmest wishes and a happy New year for 2021. It can only be better than 2020 was! :). Cheers, stay safe, Tony.

Poznan, Poland photos (21st December 2020)

Just added some older photos taken in Poznan, Poland during July 2014. View the photos here.

Tony next to a near life-sized model of a bull standing outside a restaurant.
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