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

Blog post / A little inspiration (11th December 2020)

Hi, I thought I’d post this for anyone needing a little inspiration in the strange and difficult time: My TEDx Talk in Vienna, October 2017. Enjoy :). Don’t forget people, you can still buy and download my fascinating and exciting travel eBooks: *Seeing The Americas My Way* An emotional journey (2016) Available from Amazon – http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01M14JY50 Kobo – store.kobobooks.com/en-ca/ebook/seeing-the-americas-my-way *Seeing The World My Way* A totally blind and partially deaf guy’s global adventures (2010, Read more →

eBook News (9th December 2020)

Tony’s latest travel eBook: Seeing a Slice of Southern Africa My Way will be out soon, just in time to buy and download for Xmas. Thanks for following and support, Tony :)

Bratislava, Slovakia, photos added (19th November 2020)

Lots more photos have been added to the album for Tony’s visit to Bratislava, Slovakia in September 2017.

View the photos here – Photo gallery – Slovakia, September-October 2017

Košice, Slovakia photo album added (9th October 2020)

Just added these old photos taken in Košice, Slovakia, September 2017.

Podcast interview (4th October 2020)

Dear friends, I hope this finds you all well. Below are a series of links to a recent podcast interview I did with a wonderful lady in beautiful Indonesia. Check it out and share it. I hope the links are accessible. Have a wonderful evening and week. Cheers, Tony the Traveller :).
Posting from a very wet and windy Devon!

Anchor: https://anchor.fm/…/A-Blind-traveller-Seeing-The-World-My-W…
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1bZsvroRC7sqG3ze3S0oAL
Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/…/podc…/go-stalking/id1517432063…

Travel and Leisure India interview (29th September 2020)

Check out this interview Tony did for the Travel and Leisure India website – https://travelandleisureindia.in/tony-giles/

Blog post / Travel decisions! (9th August 2020)

Dear followers, hope all’s well. All’s quiet on the Devon front! :) Relaxing in the heat and attempting to work out where to travel next. Uzbekistan? Barbados? South East Asia? Marshall Islands? Each time I consider a location, Covid 19 virus gets in the way! I realise this virus is effecting peoples lives directly, but travelling is my life, it’s what I do! Plus, many countries need tourists to support their economies. It’s a difficult balance.

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Blog post / Beirut Explosion (5th August 2020)

My thoughts are with the incredible people of Beirut and Lebanon. An amazing country and city. What a travesty! I remember my ten days in that fascinating country and, in particular, Beirut with fondness :). Hospitable, emotional people, tasty food, lively cafes, crumbling streets, a diversity of colourfully dressed people, crazy traffic and such a vibrant city and society. To me, Beirut felt like a nightclub in a building site! Walking around that chaotic metropolis,

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