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Cycling Egypt-South Africa 12,000km

Cycling Egypt-South Africa 12,000km

Fundraising For Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation
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Cycling 12,000km solo & unsupported from Egypt to South Africa in aid of the Donal Walsh Live Life Foundation

Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation

Donations are used to assist in continuing the conversation Donal started to prevent teenage suicide...

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Hello everyone! 

On November 2nd, 2018, I will undertake a 12,000 km (7,500 mile) solo & unsupported cycle down the length of Africa. My journey starts in Cairo, Egypt, & will end hopefully 4 months later in Cape Town, South Africa. I'll be unsupported, meaning I will be carrying all of my gear, clothes, food, water, tent & so on. There will be no vehicle following me. It'll me just me & the open road. Also, along the way, I will climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest mountain, standing tall at 5,595 metres. 

Traveling through 10 countries in all, I will cycle alo...

Reminds me of the landscapes I saw in Ethiopia, minus the bigger hills & shine throwing locals of course 😂

Wed Apr 24 15:20:05 - 6 Favorite

Yessssssss!! Made it to Solitaire. 5 days of brutality but what an incredible experience! Cycling through landscape…

Wed Apr 24 14:54:19 - 34 Favorite

Nearly done... At long last 🤣🤣 #ardorothar

Wed Apr 24 14:03:28 - 24 Favorite

@DonavanGaingob @namtweeps Hmmmm, my eye sight has done me well I think - I've managed to cycle from Egypt to Nami…

Wed Apr 24 13:58:24 - 1 Favorite

@namtweeps Including the little bit of paved road on the coast? & Up in the north? You know what I mean - the paved…

Wed Apr 24 13:56:42 - 2 Favorite

The main road is basically suicidal as it's the only paved road in all of Namibia. The drivers are nut jobs - worse…

Wed Apr 24 08:37:57 - 47 Favorite

We will arrive into Solitaire today & that will be that. We'll hitch to the famous Soussvlei Dunes, then the guys w…

Wed Apr 24 08:36:28 - 18 Favorite

The end of the dirt roads is near! The guys bikes are taking a hammering out here, along with making really slow pr…

Wed Apr 24 08:34:28 - 22 Favorite

Got a bit of Data 😂 It's beautiful out here .... Hardly a soul around. Not making as much progress as I hoped, & co…

Tue Apr 23 10:06:51 - 25 Favorite

Lots of rain & wind now. Hoping it doesn't get worse - we're pretty exposed & no where else to go. Fingers crossed! #ardorothar

Sat Apr 20 19:56:35 - 24 Favorite
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Seán Ó Conchúir Cill Chuáin

Árd Obair


Mark Lyons

I'm enjoying your adventures through Facebook, Tomás. Really well done on your progress, I'm sure it's a lifechanging experience. Wishing you strength and fortitude to the end, which is in sight now.


Cathy O’Driscoll & Sean Carroll

Modern Day Hero Tomás Mac an tSaoir. Thank you for bringing the magic of Africa to our living rooms with your amazing adventure. Best of luck all the way home.


Nathan Board

You are inspirational fella, best of luck with the rest of the cycle!


Frank Kieran

Enjoy the last few miles!


Áine Long

Well done Tómas 🙏


Micheal O'Cinneide





Keep up the great work Tomás ! It wasa pleasure to meet you in Blantyre, Malawi.


Kate Uí Chíobháin

Maith thú a Thomáis. Ag baint an-sult as do thuras a leanúint 💕


About the Cause

Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation
Donations are used to assist in continuing the conversation Donal started to prevent teenage suicide. Thereafter funds available will be utilized to offer teenage appropriate rooms in various care facilities such as Hospices, Hospitals, Pieta House and other care areas....