Peter Gostelow

Adventure Cyclist, Speaker, Photographer, Writer

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Africa Calendar 2014

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Following on from last year’s Big Africa Cycle Calendar I’ve decided to put together another collection of images for 2014. Since May this year I’ve been living and working in the city of Mwanza,...

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Photo Story: Rwanda

Posted by on Apr 7, 2013 in Photo Stories | 0 comments

Rwanda is one of the most scenic and challenging countries I’ve cycled through in Africa. Le pays de milles collines (land of a thousand hills), as it’s sometimes called, seems a rightly justified...

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Photo Story: Congo (DRC)

Posted by on Mar 24, 2013 in Photo Stories | 1 comment

You wouldn’t know this picture was taken on a boat unless I told you. I have no idea how many people were on board those two Congo River barges. I don’t think the captain who powered the tug boat...

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Photo Story: Central African Republic

Posted by on Mar 12, 2013 in headlines | 2 comments

They emerged from the forest just as I was cycling past. Exactly where and for how long they’d been out hunting I have no idea. Communication, at least in a manner of pointing and miming, centered on the gun and...

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Photo Story: Cameroon

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in Photo Stories | 0 comments

This was a sad sight on the roads of eastern Cameroon. Dozens of logging trucks thundered towards me each day as I headed towards the border with the Central African Republic. Some of those trunks must have been...

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Photo Story: Nigeria

Posted by on Feb 3, 2013 in Photo Stories | 0 comments

Cycling in Nigeria was always lively. Africa’s most populous country also has some of the cheapest fuel costs. These two things combined means there are a lot of vehicles on the road. And, like most of...

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Return to Zanzibar

Posted by on Jan 19, 2013 in The Big Africa Cycle | 2 comments

 I’m back on Zanzibar and just wrote a blog post over at the The Big Africa Cycle. No bicycle this time, just a...

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			Peter Gostelow posted a photo:	Finding scenic places to camp on this tour was surprisingly easy.
North from Sumbawanga
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Mozambican beach on Lake Niassa
			Peter Gostelow posted a photo:	Pretty basic and pretty grim, but dry and safe. For £1.80 you can't really complain.
Room for the night
			Peter Gostelow posted a photo:	Don't fancy turning a sharp corner on this rig!
Timber being transported
			Peter Gostelow posted a photo:	From 1885-1919 what is now Tanzania was then part of German East Africa. In a small village close to Kigoma a young child showed me this coin, perhaps found in the dirt. He was more than happy to exchange it for a few sweets.
East German African coin.
			Peter Gostelow posted a photo:	Early morning off the Mozambican shores of Lake Niassa. Throughout the morning the boat stops at remote villages to pick up passengers and cargo before making the short crossing to Likoma Island in Malawi.
Boat to Likoma Island