tour d'afrique

Whipping down your sweaty shorts

January 19, 2017

Penis envy is something I have never previously suffered from, but the challenges of maintaining some degree of decorum while cycling across Africa, drinking four litres of water a day ... well, let's just say, far too many people on that continent have seen my bare bottom.

Dodging elephants by Alice Morrison

Hell on Wheels

May 19, 2016

Some days test you to your utmost. The lava road in Kenya was to be one of those days. Kenya was the fourth country on our mad race through Africa by bike. We had started in Cairo and were ending in Cape Town as part of the Tour D'Afrique, the longest bike race on earth. This is an extract from my book about the adventure, Dodging Elephants,

Namibia: Mud, sweat but no tears

May 8, 2011

Namibia. Wild and beautiful and the penultimate country in our 8000 mile bike race across Africa. Dodging Elephants is a book about that epic bike race and the adventures that were to be had along the way.

Toilets

January 29, 2011

A tragic tale of toilets, and the lack of them, while cycling across Africa for the Tour D'Afrique, the longest bike race on earth. Don't read if you are squeamish!