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Peter in the wheelchair following surgery in the hospital and talking to a representative from the British Embassy in Dakar, Senegal (click to enlarge)
courtesy Peter Gostelow, SOURCE
Happy days earlier in Dakar (click to enlarge)
courtesy Peter Gostelow, SOURCE

Peter Gostelow Africa cycle update: Machete attackers in Dakar

Posted: Mar 17, 2010 04:58 pm EDT

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I looked down at my arm and saw the gaping slash; blood was collecting on my left foot. Five men attacked solo cyclist Peter Gostelow in Dakar Senegal. There were shouts as hands began to tug at his bags. He resisted. The machetes started slashing in front of his face and one connected with his wrist. The blades looked old and rusted he recalled.Evening walkPeter explained what happened, It happened around 8pm last Saturday night, right outside the International School Id been speaking at the previous week here in Dakar. I...

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