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'How I Became The Blind Scooter Guy' now in stock and available immediately from Amazon UK with free shipping

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How I Became The Blind Scooter Guy: My soul searching safari by scooter from the Southern Tip of Africa to the Shamrock fields of Ireland
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Video of the beautiful offices of the Vespa Club Caltanisetta in Sicilia

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After waiting for what feels like forever, the day has finally arrived. Time to start the next big adventure and the creation of the story for my next book.

Sig...htless from Sicily to Southern France
A blind mans journey by any means
From ocean and air to road and rail
Experienced through the remaining four senses

Living out of my backpack for six weeks and navigating myself as a #Blind explorer. Stepping in the footsteps of the famous 19th Century Blind traveler and massively inspirational person, James Holman, The first blind person to circumnavigate the globe. Proving that a #BlindManCan do anything that a sighted person is able to.

Climb an active volcano thats over 10000 feet high
Attend Easter celebrations and festivities in Sicily
Ride on a train that crosses the ocean on a ferry as part of the journey
Ride through the mountains on a traditional horse cart
Sample locally made gelato and granita
Kayak along the Amalfi coast
Make pizzas in Napoli
Spend the day working on a commercial fishing boat in the Tiranean sea
Pick olives and press oil on a working olive farm
Ride on a tandem bicycle in Tuscany
Hike through a national park on Sardinia
Ride on a jet powered wet bike from Viareggio
Go for a ride on a Vespa scooter into the mountains of Tuscany
Walk around and on top of the town wall surrounding Lucca
Try to ride a Segway without wiping out
Tour in a vintage race car in Monte Carlo
Mix perfume from local oils in Nice
Swim in the mineral springs high in the mountains above Provence
Canoe past Avignon
Navigate a canal boat past lavender fields and wine farms
Climb high into the Pyrenees mountains
Feast on local produce from farmers markets
Listen to traditional music
Make presentations and do bookkkkkkk signings all along the way
Experience travel without sight so that I may see everything more clearly

Listen, Smell, Taste and touch everything that Italy and France can offer me

I am doing all this and much more as a totally blind explorer. What excuse do you have?

#BlindManCan
#BlindAdventurer
#SharingSightlessStories
#ChristopherVenter
#VisuallyImpairedPerson
#Accessibility
#MyMultifacetedMediterraneanMobilityMeander

Join me and follow in on the adventure by following the expedition on all avenues of my Blind Scooter Guy social media. Lets see what I can break this time...

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Life is either a great adventure, or nothing - Helen Keller

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BlindScooterGuy Christopher Venter is a Writer, Accessibility Buddy, Scooter Enthusiast, Chef, Blogger, Roamer of the Globe & Yes... he's 100% blind.
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How cool it is to read nice book reviews, thanks to Iggy of Scooter Lab for this one...

https://www.scooterlab.uk/how-i-became-the-blind-scooter-g…/

In 2013 four scooter riders set off from Cape Town, South Africa to Dublin on a voyage of …
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In just one week from today, on the 29th of March, I will arrive in Caltanissetta, situated at the heart of Sicily. We will be spending Easter weekend there and... joining in on the festivities with all our friends from the Vespa club. I am really looking very forward to spending a few days with my long lost familia there. Good people. I wonder how differently I will see this, one of my. Favorite places on the planet, now that I will be visiting there as a blind person.

Sightless from Sicily to Southern France 2018
A blind mans journey by any means
From ocean and air to road and rail
Experienced through the four remaining senses

#BlindManCan
#BlindAdventurer
#SharingSightlessStories
#ChristopherVenter

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Another great interview with SAFM radios The Disability Report. Have a listen to the recording here if you like

https://youtu.be/uNBTkj5Ko1k

Karen Key interviews Christopher Venter, The Blind Scooter Guy, for the Health Matters Show - The Disability Report #BlindManCan
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https://blindscooterguy.com/adventure-rider-radio-interview/

Well worth a listen. A great podcast if you missed it. An interview that covered some different questions to the normal.

Listen to the Blind Scooter Guy Christopher Venter's interview with the voice of moto travel - Adventure Rider Radio
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If you would like to know more about Chris, the original organizer of the Cape Town to Dublin by scooter of 2013, you should watch the video of his TEDx talk. The clip explains more about what happened to him and even has a small video inserted of the expedition. If you want to see some scooters riding through the mud and get a glimpse into what riding a little 150cc Scooter through Africa is like, then this is for you.

https://youtu.be/8a9UVmmChug
Remember that the book abou...t his journey is now available from Amazon worldwide or directly from Chris, the blind scooter guy, in South Africa.

Details on how to get yourself a copy in either eBook or Paperback format can be found on the website
www.blindscootergguy.com

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Educating the audience about how a visually impaired person manages to survive and thrive in a sight dependent world using technology, their remaining senses...
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Join Chris as he embarks on the adventure of his life. Touching twenty countries and travelling close to 30 000 km over 8 months, all the way from the southern tip of Africa to the shamrock fields of Ireland. The journey was a publicity stunt creating media opportunities for paediatric healthcare...
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With just 4 days until the start of my next adventure, I today started to stuff things into my backpack. Considering that my total gear for my last expedition f...rom Cape Town to Dublin by scooter in 2013, weighed close to 100kg, I think I have done well to only have 13kg to carry this time. Last time, the gear included spares and fuel, two-stroke oil, medical and photography kit, camping equipment and personal clothing. This was of course all carried on my scooter, which weighed a little over a 100kg itself. I started that journey weighing over 110kg myself. That means that last time, close to 350kg rolled out of Cape Town. This time, after a hectic fitness program and some serious changes to my eating habits, I am weighing in below 90kg and with the gear I will carry, this totals around100kg. Once all the gifts are distributed in Sicily, I should be travelling pretty light. This was a big lesson to learn. With this all said, I think I am going to climb onto my stepping machine, set it to hard and hit a quick thousanddd steps. I better get as ready as possible, next week this time, if all goes as planned, I will be on top of the 10000 feet [3300m] high active volcano, Mount Etna in Sicily. Got to earn all those gelato feasts.

#BlindManCan
#BlindAdventurer
#SharingSightlessStories
#ChristopherVenter

Sightless from Sicily to Southern France 2018
A blind mans journey by any means
From ocean and air to road and rail
Experienced through the remaining four senses

I promise that the completion of this next book wont take four years as the last one did.

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Blind Scooter Guy is feeling excited.

LATEST NEWS!
The book, 'How I Became the Blind Scooter Guy' is now available for purchase internationally. You can grab a copy from www.amazon.com or your local equivalent in either kindle or print format. https://tinyurl.com/y8xzov24

The next big challenge for Chris is about to begin. This. Time, it will be an exploration in the dark.

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Just ten days and the Blind Scooter Guys next adventure begins.

Sightless from Sicily to Southern France 2018

A blind mans journey navigating by any and every m...eans from ocean and air to road and rail. How a sightless explorer enjoys travel, adventure and mobility by using just the four remaining senses.

#BlindManCan
#SharingSightlessStories
#ChristopherVenter

Life is either a great adventure, or nothing - Helen Keller

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An inspiring achievement

In 2013, a group of guys were hosted by the Ace Cafe one day after they completed their ride all the way from Cape Town to Dublin.... The trip was a publicity stunt for a Cape Town children’s hospital and the most crazy thing was that the journey was completed on little 150cc Vespa scooters.

During the expedition, the team lead, Chris, became ill and shortly after the trip, he sadly lost his sight as a result of this.

He has completed a book about his journey and subsequent sight loss. The book is available on Amazon UK now and worth checking out: https://tinyurl.com/yauuwsrq.

You can also read more about Chris and his upcoming adventures on his page www.blindscooterguy.com

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Join Chris as he embarks on the adventure of his life. Touching twenty countries and travelling close to 30 000 km over 8 months, all the way from the southern tip of Africa to the shamrock fields of Ireland. The journey was a publicity stunt creating media opportunities for paediatric healthcare...
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Dear Friends and Fans,

If you followed the Cape Town to Dublin Expedition of 2013 closely, you may know that the ride organiser, Chris, became very ill during the expedition. A few months after the journey ended, Chris lost his sight. It has been a rough road of recovery for him. The good news is that he has now finally completed writing and publishing the story of his expedition.

The book 'How I Became The Blind Scooter Guy' is available to purchase in both print and kindl...e version from Amazon.com in the US, Amazon.co.uk or the equivalent in your country. In South Africa, printed copies are also available directly from Chris.

Since losing his sight, Chris has become the travel and adventure writer that he always aspired to be, he just never thought that he would become a blind travel and adventure writer.

If you would like to read more about Chris and follow him on his next adventures you can take a look at Blind Scooter Guy

If you would like to support Chris and read more about his Cape Town to Dublin by Scooter 2013 expedition please grab yourself a copy of the book and enjoy the story. Thanks for the support

As Helen Keller said, 'Life is either a great adventure or nothing..'

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Reminder to any of my friends who have not yet watched my Holman prize application pitch video and given it a thumbs up. Please please do. You must select the t...humbs up or like function on the actual You Tube clip for your vote for me to count, not just like this post on Facebook. So, what are you waiting for? Also please share far and wide. I am the only South African in the running to win this grant. Actually the only African full stop. Please help me make my goal easier to achieve. My expedition next year is going to cost a lot of money and then there is still the costs of editing, proofreading and typesetting of the book about this, my next journey. The prize money would certainly go a far way to making the trip and the publishing of the story a bigger success. So, go and hit the thumbs up and share share share. Thank you all for the support. https://youtu.be/sHawkUREmtQ #BlindManCan My Multifaceted Mediterranean Mobility Meander 2018

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Blind South African Adventurer and writer, Christopher Venter aka The Blind Scooter Guy, will mirror the footsteps of James Holman at times as he travels bet...
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