Stephen Fabes

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Stephen Fabes is British medical doctor, author and adventurer.

As a teenager, Stephen cycled the length of Chile with his younger brother Ronan, a journey that inspired a bicycle journey around the world. In 2010 he set off from St Thomas' Hospital in central London, where he was working as a junior doctor, and for six years he cycled the length of six continents, covering more than 53,000 miles by bicycle through 75 countries - a distance of more than twice the circumference of the earth - crossing Mongolia in the winter and spending more than a thousand nights rough camping by roadsides.

Along the way he visited remote medical projects, hospitals and clinics, and his first book, Signs of Life, explores the social context of health and dise
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Signs of Life by Stephen Fabes
"What a wonderful way to be transported around the world during these troubled times!

‘Signs of Life’ is so much more than an ‘I-took-six-years-off-and-cycled-round-the world’ travel book. We accompany Doctor Stephen Fabes to spots we would never drea" Read more of this review »
Signs of Life by Stephen Fabes
"Not every writer has this sort of material to work with, and not every cyclist-adventurer can write. Fortunately Dr Fabes writes beautifully and has an amazing story to tell. All the mishaps, cultural misunderstandings, adventures and bumps to bike a" Read more of this review »
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