by David Hardham
Publisher: Smashwords 2014
Number of pages: 121
This is the tale of an adventurous Australian who in 1971 set out to explore the wilds and depths of Africa overland. The first part of the journey is Trans Africa from London to Jo'Burg via a 4WD converted army truck. The second relates stories of living in apartheid South Africa and the third describes hitchhiking from Jo'Burg to Nairobi before flying back to London.
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