Dreams of a Vanishing Africa: A 1970s Transcontinental Trek

Author:   Craig S Harrison
Publisher:   Lulu Publishing Services
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9781483494562


Pages:   416
Publication Date:   15 March 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Dreams of a Vanishing Africa: A 1970s Transcontinental Trek


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When Craig Harrison spent a year traveling on a shoestring within the fabric of African societies in 1971-1972, he avoided safe, well-trodden routes. Instead, he depended on decrepit trains, cargo trucks, rattletrap buses, jammed bush taxis, dugout canoes, and ferries. Arriving in Spanish Sahara on a cargo ship from the Canary Islands, he trekked through Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Upper Volta, and Ghana. From Accra, he took a freighter to the Congo to journey overland to Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania. After five months in East Africa, he returned to Europe via Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt. During his journey, he dealt with delays and dismaying circumstances, enjoying colorful encounters with ordinary Africans and fellow adventurers. He also met obnoxious public officials and faced obstacles that would have sent most others home.

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Author:   Craig S Harrison
Publisher:   Lulu Publishing Services
Imprint:   Lulu Publishing Services
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 2.70cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.767kg
ISBN:  

9781483494562


ISBN 10:   148349456
Pages:   416
Publication Date:   15 March 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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