Africa: Discovering Africa – South African Cyclist Tours Continent

Sam Jack has covered 11, 500 km in eight months and plans to cover West and North Africa in five months.

Many people could think of traveling across Africa on a bicycle and leave it at the thought. But South African-born Sam Jack, quit his teaching job at the University of Cape Town and undertook the trip.

He saved for several years for the journey to discover the rest of Africa, experience new cultures, faces and places on the continent.

He is currently in Cameroon. It took him eight months of cycling through Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, DR Congo and the Central African Republic to get here.Traveling on bicycle is slow and gives one the possibility of seeing landscapes, cultures and interacting with people, according to Sam Jack.

“I got to Cameroon…

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