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Nationality-Nazionalità-Nationalité: Austria
Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: -
Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: On foot-A piedi-A pied
Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Around the World-Giro del mondo-Tour du monde
Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: A piedi intorno al mondo - Carlo Auer, studente di scienze commerciali, maestro onorario dei perlustratori portoghesi, da 23 mesi in cammino, 18'500 chilometri già percorsi. Desideroso di conoscere e di studiare il commercio, l'industria e l'agricoltura del mondo intero, la vita sociale e nazionale dei diversi popoli, ho cominciato il 2 marzo 1923, partendo dalla città di Graz (Austria), questo viaggio per una durata di sette anni. Ho attraversato l'Austria, la Jugoslavia, l'Italia, la Francia meridionale, tutta la Spagna, il Portogallo, il Marocco Spagnuolo, la Corsica. Continuerò il mio viaggio per il sud dell'Italia e i Balcani. Soltanto dalla vendita del mio ritratto io traggo sussidi, come pure dai doni che mi possono venir fatti dalle autorità, dai consolati ed altri analoghi organismi, ai quali sempre mi presento per il controllo del mio viaggio.
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Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: Various-Diversi-Différents
Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Around the World-Giro del mondo-Tour du monde
Internet: http://lenuvolenonchiedonopermesso.blogspot.com
Wikidata: https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q22069313
Additional references-Riferimenti complementari-Références complémentaires: Barbini T., Le nuvole chiedono permesso : dalla Patagonia all’Alaska cento giorni a piedi e in corriera, Polistampa, 2007.

 

 

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Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: Boat-ship, Barca-nave, Bateau
Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Around the World-Giro del mondo-Tour du monde
Additional references-Riferimenti complementari-Références complémentaires: Autissier I., Sola intorno al mondo, TEA, 2003.
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Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: Canoa-Kayak
Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Europe-Europa
Wikidata: https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q3288639
Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: Marcel Bardiaux sur son Canoë "Belle Etoile" - 13.000 km à travers l'Europe dont 8.000 en mer

La fin de la croisière de la "Belle Etoile"

Nous avons raconté comment ce jeune navigateur, parti des bords de la Marne le 4 mai dernier sur son canoé, était arrivé, après de nombreuses aventures à Constantinople.

Empruntant canaux, fleuves, -roulant parfois son canoé sur les routes, visitant Vienne, Budapest, Belgrade, arrivant à la mer Noire le 23 août, essuyant une tempête le long des côtes rocheuses de la Bulgarie, il arrive enfin à Constantinople: Son projet initial comportait un retour par mer.

Marcel Bardiaux vient de rentrer à Paris. Il a résumé ici pour nos lecteurs le récit de son retour mouvementé.

Ayant enfin réussi à gagner Constantinople où je fus admirablement reçu à bord du Théophile-Gautier, par la mer de Marmara et les Dardanelles j'atteignis les côtes de Grèce.

Je passe ainsi Alexandropolis et Cavala sans malheurs, mais casse de nouveau mon canoé en doublant le mont Athos, où la mer est toujours très mauvaise. J'ai beaucoup de peine à gagner Salonique où je suis obligé de m'arrêter trois semaines pour remettre la Belle Etoile en état de poursuivre son long voyage.

Le 22 octobre, je poursuis mon voyage sur le Pirée que j'atteins le 11 novembre après une traversée très mouvementée. J'allai visiter Athènes, et à mon retour je reçus de très mauvaises nouvelles sur l'état de la mer, par les officiers de l'Angkor (paquebot des Messageries Maritimes comme le Théophile-Gautier) qui me déconseillèrent vivement la traversée de l'Adriatique en cette saison avec une telle embarcation. Le commandant me proposa même de me prendre à bord et de me débarquer à Naples, première escale de l'Angkor.

Je me laissai tenter, et pour la première fois depuis le début du voyage, la Belle Etoile navigua sans aucun danger sur une mer courroucée...

Mais à Naples, où je débarque le 18 novembre, la douane n'est pas très aimable,surtout envers les Français, et malgré toutes mes tentatives de conciliation, je n'arrive pas à m'entendre avec elle. Les conditions de débarquement ne sont vraiment pas acceptables: soit payer les frais de douane, qui sont exorbitants, soit laisser bateau et bagages à la douane pendant mon séjour en Italie.

La rage au coeur, sur les conseils du commandant, je me rembarque sur l'Angkor qui me dépose deux jours plus tard à Marseille. Après de touchants adieux, je reprends mon voyage interrompu, à bord de mon canoé.

Contre un fort vent debout, je gagne Sète, puis par le canal du Midi atteins Toulouse, après avoir passé une centaine d'écluses! Là, je fais le portage sur la Garonne, beaucoup plus pittoresque et combien moins monotone que le canal, et en quatre étapes j'arrive à Bordeaux.

A ce moment, je reçois une lettre de ma famille m'annonçant le mois de mars comme date de mon incorporation militaire. Et, consultant mes cartes, je suis obligé de me rendre à l'évidence; il m'est absolument impossible de rentrer par les côtes de l'Atlantique et de la Manche, puis par la Seine jusqu'à Paris, en si peu de temps, surtout en cette saison où il faut compter avec les tempêtes.

Et voici comment je rentrai à Paris par mes seuls moyens: descendant la Gironde jusqu'à Blaye, je renouvelle ma performance d'Allemagne en traînant mon canoé sur son chariot jusqu'à Orléans. La route est bonne heureusement, mais non dépourvue de côtes, surtout aux environs de Limoges. Après trois jours de repos, j'embarque sur le canal d'Orléans (avec les indispensables écluses) qui, à Montargis, me conduit dans celui du Loing.

Aucun danger sur ce paisible canal, mais je passe les trois derniers jours sous la neige et le gel, et je campe toujours. A Saint-Mammès, la Seine en crue me transporte à Juvisy en moins d'une journée. J'y arrive le dimanche 8 novembre et débarque à la Société Nautique de la Haute-Seine à Draveil où je gare mon canoé, pendant mon séjour dans ma famille habitant tout près d'ici.

Je veux mettre mes notes de voyage au point avant d'arriver à Paris, et avancer mon livre qui paraîtra prochainement sous le titre : Un grand voyage sur un petit bateau. Je suis rentré à Paris le 1er mars à bord de la Belle-Etoile et j'ai accosté près du Pont-Neuf où j'ai eu la joie de recevoir l'accueil fraternel de quelques amis et de la presse sportive.

Marcel Bardiaux

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Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: On foot-A piedi-A pied
Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Australia

British man runs 2557 miles across Australia... with a wheelbarrow
A 65-year-old British man has almost completed an epic 2557 mile run across Australia, while pushing a wheelbarrow.

David Baird, from Western Super Mare in Somerset, set out from Perth on September 21 and will finally reach the Pacific Ocean at Manly Beach on Saturday January 17.

When he crosses the finish line he will have run the equivalent of one hundred full marathons in just 112 days.

During the charity run well-wishers threw more than £9,145 ($20,000) into the barrow.

And Mr Baird said that while he has not suffered a single puncture, his feet have not fared so well.

He said: "All my adult life my feet have been a size ten but within three weeks my feet had spread out and I had to change to an eleven.

"Two weeks later I needed a twelve. My feet feel huge. I'm convinced my arms have got longer too".

Mr Baird has been running most of the way into a head wind and in temperatures of up to 46 degrees.

Eating mostly fruit and vegetables he has lost more than a stone (7kg) in weight.

Now he is looking forward to finishing the run and dipping his feet into The Pacific Ocean. But he will not be taking much time off.

He said: "I'll probably get up on Sunday and go for a run without the barrow which will feel fantastic I'm sure"

Mr Baird, who emigrated to Australia and spent 21 years working in a coal-mine, got his idea for the wheelbarrow run from a race held near his home in Queensland.

Organised by locals, the 18km challenge is held as a reminder of the gem prospectors who flocked to the area in Australia's early years.

"Legend has it that one prospector arrived in town with nothing other than the pick and the wheelbarrow he was pushing," Mr Baird said.

"Over the course of several years he made his fortune and then drank and gambled it all away until eventually he was seen leaving town carrying exactly all he's arrived with."

Mr Baird has been raising money for Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer charities.

The Telegraph, 13 jan 2009

 

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Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: On horseback-A cavallo-A cheval
Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Asia, Europe-Europa
Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: Essen-Ruhr, Start 1 Juli 1928. Essen, Klein-Asien und Europa
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Birth/death-Nascita/morte-Naissance/mort: 1825-1917
Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: Wagon-cart, Carro-carretto, Char-Chariot
Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: North America-America del Nord-Amérique du Nord
Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: Joe Ballard, for six years Chairman Republican County Executive Committee, Salisbury, N. C.
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Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: Wagon-cart, Carro-carretto, Char-Chariot
Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: France-Francia
Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: Pierre Barré, ex-forain, paralysé à l'age de 37 ans, Baptiste Souque, ex-employé de commerce, aveugle, Tour de France à pied au nom des camarades unis par le malheur
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Means of transport-Mezzo di trasporto-Moyen de transport: Bike, tricycle-Bicicletta, triciclo-Vélo, tricycle
Geographical description-Riferimento geografico-Référence géographique: Around the World-Giro del mondo-Tour du monde
Additional references-Riferimenti complementari-Références complémentaires: Hakim A. B., Bapasola J. P., Bhumgara R. B., With cyclists around the world, Roli books, 2008.
Inscriptions-Iscrizioni-Inscriptions: Noble cycle & motor Co. - This Royal bassett (?) bicycle was used by the world tourists in their tour round the world. The machine has done 40.000 miles

Around the world bicycle trip memoirs to be released after 80 yrs

Vadodara, April 18 One of the three men was a Barodian; almost 80 years after it was first published, his son will release a new edition of the book today

Just in their twenties and living off a shoestring budget, three young Parsis, one from Baroda, ventured on the first ever trip around the world on bicycles on October 15, 1923. The trio covered 44,000 miles in three years and three months across 27 countries and four continents. On their return, Adi Hakim from Vadodara, Jal Bapasola from Mumbai and Rustom Bhumgara from Pune, who later became a freedom fighter, wrote a book of their memoirs from the epic journey, of which but a few copies still exist. The original book includes a foreword by Jawarharlal Nehru and comments from leaders around the world like Benito Mussolini and Calvin Coolidge.”

Now, after five years of labour and commitment, Hakim’s son Daryous will release a new edition of the book in Vadodara on Saturday, almost 80 years after it was first published.

Says Daryous, who is fondly called Dara: “The original line-up of cyclists was six, but only three completed the tour, with three others returning to India for various reasons. In their book, the trio believed they wanted to take India to the world, even as they were caught up in the fervour of the freedom movement.” He says the three were left with not much money and did odd jobs while travelling, for meeting their expenses for food, clothing and shelter. They decided on the trip after meeting at the Mumbai Weightlifting Club, he says.

Dara and his wife Roda began their own quest to re-publish the epic memoir in 2003. “Talking to my six brothers in the early nineties, I realised that all of them did not even have a copy of the book and neither did many of the grandchildren,” says Dara.

But as Roda says, not everybody seemed interested in the book till finally Delhi-based Roli Books agreed to publlish the book.

“Even then it took five years for the release of the new edition. It was a famous book when it was released sometime around 1928. But now we have no idea how many even exist. We believe this is a tale that people should know about,” says Roda.

“When the publisher agreed, it took a huge load off our minds, but it was more contentment than anything else. Strangely, My father-in-law and his friends returned from their trip on April 18, 1928,” says Roda.

She adds that they even managed to get in touch with the families of Jal Bapsola and Rustom Bhumgara mostly through the Internet and Parsi magazines. “They seemed even more excited about the release as even they had but few copies of the book,” Roda says.

Dara says it was the spirit of adventure in the book that inspired him to join the Indian Navy in 1951. “It is written in a very witty style full of awe of an unseen world. After reading it in my teens I was enthused to join the Navy, where I served for 10 years,” says Dara, who left the services to pursue a career in management. The book will be released at the Godrej Hall, Parsi Dharamsala in Fatehgunj.

https://parsikhabar.net/history/around-the-world-bicycle-trip-memoirs-to-be-released-after-80-yrs/964/

 

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Internet: http://www.desertwalker.com.au

Denis Bartell became the first person to walk across the Simpson Desert unassisted in 1984, whilst walking across Australia from the Gulf of Carpentaria to Gulf St Vincent. He followed the 'French Line' - a route taken by the CGG surveyor Roy Elkins 21 years prior who also completed the walk but with the assistance of a support crew. In recognition of his achievement, he was named the Australian Geographic's Adventurer of the Year in 1995.

 

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