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Old 05-17-14, 11:37 AM   #1
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Hello from the middle of Africa...

Hey guys,

Derek here, I am cycling solo across Africa.

I'm originally from Dublin, Ireland but got fed up eeking my way through life and the anxieties that accompanied it last year. So I thought riding a bicycle the length of Africa would be a much better way to be living and flew from Ireland to Cape TOwn

I am at the foot of Kilimanjaro now, halfway to Cairo - I live in a tent usually but have good access to internet most of the time, although in a few weeks that will stop with Ethiopia.
You can follow the trip on No Hanging Around l A Different Adventure Travel Blog although the FB page is the most active!

Anyway hello and look forward to using the forum
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Old 05-17-14, 01:23 PM   #2
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Cheers Derek and welcome. Quite an adventure you have there, looking forward to reading your updates!

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Hey Derek,

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Taking any pics?
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Hey Derek,

Welcome to Bike Forums.

Taking any pics?
Hey guys thanks for the warm welcome

Oh God yeah, there are heaps of pics - I put the best ones on the Facebook Page which is quite popular www.facebook.com/NoHangingAround

I suffered with fear/anxiety for most of my life so will be making a video to document the journey - ups/downs/scary bits - theres a 2 minute trailer on you tube

Man Faces Fears in Africa (Motivational Trailer) - YouTube

Thanks again for the well wishes!
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