Sightless From Sicily to Southern France: A blind man's journey by any means - from Ocean and Air to Road and Rail, experienced through the remaining (Paperback)
When Chris, at the age of 40 years, very suddenly lost his sight, he thought that his world had come to an end. He questioned how he would make his dreams a reality and how he could beat sight loss. When he heard about the 19th century, blind explorer, James Holman, he became curious. After much contemplation, a whole lot of patience and bucket loads of sheer determination, he came up with a crazy plan. He would traverse the same route as Holman's first expedition did and make a comparison between modern day travel and a journey of the past.
Engross yourself in this crazy Multifaceted Mediterranean Mobility Meander, as he travles sighltless all the way from Sicily to Southern France. See how he manages to enjoy his epic journey through the sense of Sound, Smell, Taste and Touch. Join him as he undertakes some of the very challenges that Holman faced and follows in the footsteps of the first blind adventurer to circumnavigate the world.
From climbing the active volcano, Mount Etna, on Sicily to sea kayaking along the Amalfi coast. From eating a pizza at its birth place in Napoli, to feasting with a local family on Sardinia. From hiking in the forests of Tuscany, to cycling on a Tandem bike around the wall of an ancient town. From swimming in the Mediterranean Sea to making the perfect cr me br l e with a French chef. Chris will keep you laughing as you join him on the adventure of a lifetime using his remaining four senses. You will be entretained as you see how he undertakes to prove his #BlindManCan theory. A story that culminates with a life changing twist.