listen to africa

an audio adventure through africa


Huw Williams is a 41 year old British agriculturalist, traditional signwriter, amateur entomologist, expedition caver, human rights and environmental activist and former shepherd. He has had a lifelong passion for the natural world and spends much of his spare time photographing and documenting the world around him. He has travelled extensively in Africa, and recently cycled solo from the Indian to the Atlantic ocean (Tanzania to Namibia).

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Geotag Icon The Times They Are A-Changin’! (The Hobo Blues)

Blog posted by on Dec 4th, 2009

Over the past nine months, we’ve travelled through some spectacular lands and feel privileged to have seen and heard what…

Geotag Icon Senegal, in numbers

Blog posted by on Oct 27th, 2009

Another one for our “in numbers” series: how lazy and how greedy we were in Senegal (the short answer is…

Geotag Icon The Gambia, in numbers

Blog posted by on Oct 27th, 2009

The latest in our “in numbers” series: how far we cycled, where we slept and how many racks broke in…

Geotag Icon Choosing sound recording equipment for the expedition – six months on

Blog posted by on Sep 21st, 2009

We’ve been on the road for around six months now and I thought it was about time I updated the…

Geotag Icon Mauritania, in numbers

Blog posted by on Aug 24th, 2009

The fourth in our “in numbers” series: how many visas we bought for Mauritania, hours we spent chasing silent donkeys,…

Geotag Icon Western Sahara, in numbers

Blog posted by on Aug 24th, 2009

Belatedly, here’s the third in our “in numbers” series: what we ate, where we slept, how much we cycled and…

Geotag Icon Morocco, in numbers

Blog posted by on Jun 26th, 2009

The second in our “in numbers” series:
1603 kilometres cycled in Morocco (3130 kilometres total)
142 triangle cheeses consumed

Geotag Icon Spotlight: all about argan

Blog posted by on Jun 22nd, 2009

Throughout this journey, we will be documenting people, projects and ideas that we find inspiring – whether they relate to…

Geotag Icon About the sound recordings part I: wildlife sounds

Blog posted by on Jun 2nd, 2009

As you may have already seen, this expedition has several focuses, and we’ll be using sound recordings to document a…

A Time Comes: the story of the Kingsnorth Six

Blog posted by on Jun 1st, 2009

Today saw the launch of a new Nick Broomfield documentary, A Time Comes, about the Kingsnorth Six, a Greenpeace nonviolent…