Author Archive | Sam Manicom

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It’s NOT a Holiday! Book Review

Those of you who know me are much aware that group travel is not really my bag but travel is travel and the authors of this book have huge experience from both driving and leading tours. I wanted to know more. I asked myself, could people planning a long distance journey in a group, however […]

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Desert Snow by Helen Lloyd

An enticing journey

Usually when I review a book it’s for a motorcycle magazine, but when the opportunity came up to review this bicycle travel book I leapt at the chance. But I had concerns. Africa enthrals me, but it’s very hard to do justice to this amazing continent with the written word.

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The HUBB UK Overlanding Event

If you missed this one…

The HUBB UK? ‘It’s a great weekend and if you are even a little curious about setting off to undiscovered lands, you’ve got to make it a date for next year because this is the place for every question you ever had about Overlanding but were afraid to ask.’

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The Storyteller

Motorrad Abenteuer, the famous German overlanding magazine, has just published this interview with me on the books, and the journey. I met journalist and photographer Andreas Hulsmann when I was doing a presentation at the Touratech Adventure Travel weekend earlier in 2012. We sat to chat in a not so quiet corner on a sunny […]

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