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 two Ebooks about my world adventures.

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.

Buy Seeing the World My Way on amazon.co.uk.
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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 blind man as he travels around the world having crazy adventures. The first instalment, Seeing the World My Way, describes my early journeys: out for adventure but consumed by alcohol as a method for dealing with my disabilities.

My second ebook, Seeing the Americas My Way, is a more sober, yet more emotional tale. It highlights my challenges of confronting personal issues whilst travelling.

News

Blog post / Press release for my soon to be published travel book (8th October 2010)

Hi to everybody who reads this site regularly and for anyone new to this blog page. Below is advertising for the publication of my first travel book Seeing the world my way Enjoy this article and tell everyone you know – spread the word. Tonythetraveller

 

SilverWood Originals silverwoodbooks.com/originals MEDIA RELEASE OCTOBER 2010 For immediate release: Englishman Tony ‘Sees’ the World His Way Tony Giles (30) from the southwest, has travelled the world and seen more thrills and spills than most of us will in a lifetime – despite being totally blind. Read more →

Blog post / Something amazing to read (19th January 2010)

Hi all travellers, I was sent this extract about a young disabled guy in the USA.
I thought people might find it interesting and inspiring.
Tonythetraveller.com

I Am Potential by Patrick Henry Hughes
I Am Potential
Eight Lessons on Living, Loving, and Reaching Your Dreams
by Patrick Henry Hughes – Available October 20, 2008
with Patrick John Hughes and Bryant Stamford

Excerpt from Chapter 1

When Life Gives You Lemons,

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Blog post / A new travel year (16th January 2010)

Hi all travellers out there. Happy New year.
I have just returned from a months travel in the US and Canada. I mainly went to visit friends and get some sun! However, there was little of that as America had a big freeze and it even made its way as far South as Miami, florida!
I spent some time in the southern States and manatged to get some good food in the way of Grits and biskits and gravy and hear some good jazz and blues in New Orleans.

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Blog post / Athens Greece website (4th November 2009)

Hi all, anyone thinking about going to Greece, and especially Athens, check out these excelent websites
 

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Blog post / Madrid information (22nd October 2009)

Hi all travellers.
For anybody thinking about going to Madrid, Spain, I highly reccomend it. Check out this excelent website I found.
Have a great time on the road.
I am in London all next week.
Website for Madrid;

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Blog post / Looking for a good woman (11th August 2009)

Dear all, this is Tony The Traveller.
I am putting out a request, advertisement, to any lady of a like minded nature in travel and spirit, who might wish to come travelling with me at some point over the next year.
Basically, I am searching for love and friendship, a partner eventually, to share the hights and concore the lows.
So any lady who is interested, drop me an email on this website user comment page and I will be in touch.

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Blog post / Latest travels (12th July 2009)

Hi all, its Tony the traveller, bringing you another update.

Since my kidney transplant on 19th December 2008, I have been recovering slowly. Since the end of March I have been taking the opportunity to explore England during my weekends.

I began with Cornwall, Penzance to be exact – the most South-Westerly town in England. I used Penzance as a base to explore the surrounding area, even taking a day trip to the Scilly Isles.

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Blog post / Going back on the road! (25th March 2009)

Hi all, its Tony the Traveller saying good news, I’m hitting the road after a long lay off.

My new kidney is working grand so I’m heading around England. I begin this weekend with a small trip to Penzance at the end of South-West England – the end of the country! Its just a four day excursion away to explore and get ready for longer trips later in the year.

My new mission is to visit every county in England before September and then head abroad.

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