A Solo Walk Across Africa ...
paperback_ cover_305.jpg"The idea of crossing Africa on foot seemed already firmly established in many people's minds as some exceptionally difficult feat. And yet how many people had actually done it? I decided to walk every step of the way from one coast of Africa to the other, completely alone: no backup, no support team, no one to make arrangements for me, no one to carry my gear, no sponsors, no funding, no film crew, no journalists, no fuss, no cheering crowds, and no strings attached. Above all, it had to be on a one-way ticket: no safety nets, no get-out clauses and nothing to fall back on ..."

© Fran Sandham 2007
Published by Duckworth Overlook


  Critically acclaimed author and public speaker Fran Sandham walked across Africa
  solo, from Namibia's Skeleton Coast to the Indian Ocean near Zanzibar, a 3,000-mile
  trek taking nearly a year. Traversa is the engaging account of this remarkable journey.

  'High above the vast pile of African-adventure travelogues'