KIMBLE ENGLAND AFRICA SAHARA CONGO SOUTH AFRICA, 1951
Seller ID: 0002446
On offer is a sensational, original manuscript diary that details and documents an epic 10,000 mile journey, by truck for the most part, that begins in Little Kimble, Buckinghamshire, a small town north-west of the Greater London area to Europe and then moves to North Africa across the Sahara through the Belgian Congo to the final destination South Africa. Remarkably the expedition was undertaken by 17 year old Sylvia Bond-Smith, the author, and her 20-year old brother Derek. Driving through much dangerous and wild terrain their difficulties, deprivations and triumphs are retold by this erudit... View More...