Into Africa : Every Day an Adventure

  • by Sam Manicom
  • Narrated by Sam Manicom
  • Series: Every Day an Adventure
  • 10 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A liberating motorcycle journey through Africa with descriptions of the amazing people and places, the joy of big skies and the open road, and the sometimes harrowing events that would shape destiny.
Into Africa tells the story of a novice motorcyclist who takes on the challenge of riding the length of the continent just because, 'it seemed like a great idea’. Sam Manicom had only planned to take a temporary break from his successful retail career, but the one-year ride was so life-changing that he continued adventuring around the world for another seven years, covering 55 countries and 200,000 miles. Sam had no idea how liberating motorcycle travel would be. Revelling in a new-found freedom without timetables or routines, he became fascinated by his ability to explore side roads at a whim and reach remote parts of the continent that many travellers never find. Though Africa is just 5,000 miles from top to toe, Sam explored over 22,000 miles on every kind of road imaginable.
Narrated by Sam, ride with him as he describes Africa's amazing people and places, the joy of big skies and the open road, and the sometimes harrowing events that would shape his destiny. This is a genuine tale of the unexpected.

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Amazing tales.

Having spent over 5 years in Africa working at various U. S. Embassies, this audio book stuck a heart felt cord with me. Sam's descriptive abilities puts you right into the adventure and I can vouch for his accuracy. This story is not about motorcycles, but shows what the real Africa is like, which can only be experienced by motorcycle. Read or hear this book. You will be enlightened.
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- Amazon Customer

Very interesting story

Would you listen to Into Africa again? Why?

I don't tend to listen to stories all over... But I found it an interesting travel story, loaded with adventure and background information. I could almost feel sitting on the bike myself. Made me more positive about Africa.


What about Sam Manicom’s performance did you like?

It's very well read, good intonation and easy to understand.


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- Jan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-14-2012
  • Publisher: Open Book Audio