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I have written and published three eBooks about my world adventures.
Seeing a Slice of Southern Africa My Way
NEW EBOOK, published 31 December 2020.
Seeing The World My Way
Published in 2010 and re-published as an Ebook in 2017.
Seeing The Americas My Way
Ebook published September 2016.
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.
Blog post / amazingness! (12th March 2008)Hi people, just to let you all know I did some amazing a couple of weeks ago. I finally crossed the Arctic Circle. I was on the coastal steamer going up Norway’s West coast and at around 07.18 am at parallel 66.33 we crossed the Arctic Circle. What an achievement. I tell you it was cold!!! I am at present in North America. Toronto to be exact. I have the last two Provinces in Canada to explore – Read more →
Blog post / Something cool (20th February 2008)
Hi everyone just a quick note to tell everyone. I am currently in Norway, Bergen. Today I climbed a mountain. With no help apart from the occasional word of encouragement or a direction or two. I made it to the top found snow and stuff up my fum. then wondered back down, as you do!!! I naturally walked on the edge many times even falling off on one occasion! Naturally I survived. A nice quiet day with Tony.Read more →
Blog post / Brief update (12th February 2008)
Hi everyone. This is Tony, just giving a brief update of my recent travels.
During November-December I was in Sri Lanka – a lovely quiet country with charming people and beautiful nature. The picture of me with elephants proves this.
Then I went to Spain for the xmas and New year. I visited Madrid, lovely, Barcelona, spending xmas day on the beach in the sun and Sevila, my favour place in Spain.Read more →
Blog post / Here it is (10th January 2008)
My Thanks go to carol Johnston, the mother of a friend for proof reading this. Also Ryan Monerham and mat Tully for their friendship during my adventures and in formation for this essay. Enjoy it everyone.
Iceland Essay Part 1
The journey began with the usual mad dash scramble; first, a two-hour train journey from Birmingham, in the middle of England,Read more →
Blog post / Band on the run! (9th January 2008)
Hi everyone in the world, happy New Year. The Tony giles Experience Winter tour is still on the road and happening. So far I have been to Berlin, germany for a brief weekend – there is a blog about that. Then it was off to iceland for a cool ride – essays about this adventure promised shortly! After that I hotted up in Sri Lanka for a month and I finished 2007 and began 2008 in sunny Spain.Read more →
Blog post / Friend of the travel world (5th November 2007)
Hi everyone, I’m working hard on the Iceland write up. In the mean time, I thought you would like this from a travel friend I met in the States in April. He’s an interesting guy. Have a good read, Tony
Greetings from Eugene, Oregon.
My bike is currently at the Bike Friday HQ having a service, so I’m taking the opportunity to write some notes at the local library.Read more →
Blog post / Four days in berlin (15th October 2007)
The second gig of the winter tour took place over the four days 4-8 October 2007. What a trip it was.
I took the train from my local town just outside Birmingham to Gatwick, West Sussex – not London as many people think. This train journey should have allowed me to arrive for the flight in time, but due to the marvellous consistent latefulness of England’s rail network, the journey got later and later.Read more →
Blog post / Winter Tour (11th October 2007)
Hi everybody, this is the Tony Giles Experience Winter Tour. Tony is on tour again; travelling the globe and anywhere else that is worth a visit. The travel gig began in mid September with a couple of days in London. I stayed in a HI hostel called Holland park near Kensington High-street.
The hostel is an interesting affair, priced at £15.70 a night, dorm bed per member. It is situated in the middle of a large park.Read more →