Soul Of Africa Gobi II
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Soul Of Africa Gobi II
Soul Of Africa Gobi II
Soul Of Africa Gobi II
Soul Of Africa Gobi II
Soul Of Africa Gobi II
Soul Of Africa Gobi II

Soul Of Africa Gobi II

The original barefoot desert boot. Made in Ethiopia.
was £135.00now £65.00

Returning to the continent that inspired the first Desert Boot, the Soul of Africa Gobi, made from soft Kudu leather, is handmade in Ethiopia.

Style code: 300044-01

Dk Brown Tan


Designed in London and made in Ethiopia, we've combined the ancient barefoot wisdom with traditional shoe making techniques and authentic, African leather production. Enjoy natural motion control by allowing your feet to engage with the ground. The Gobi is built with your foot in mind; the toe box is nice and wide giving your toes the space they need.

The super thin 3mm puncture-resistant sole is extra flexible, allowing for natural foot movement. Rediscover your surroundings with the truly barefoot feeling. With our Soul of Africa range, you’ll be helping keep your feet healthy, whilst helping to make an amazing impact on someone’s life.

  • Skipping the bus and travelling on foot.
  • A shopping trip and a spot of lunch.
  • Globetrotting and city hopping
  • Catching up with an old friend.
Upper material
Upper description
V Leather: Kudu
Sole unit
V London
Sole thickness
Sole description
V London: Updated V Original sole. Small tweaks while staying true to its key features: flexibility, width, thickness.
Lace-up System: Fasten securely with simple tie-up lace.
Usage of Eco Friendly materials; Minimum chrome leather
5 stars07 July 2015

Soul Of Africa Gobi II Mens - Excellent shoes. Size exactly like the trail and road runners. Comfortable and stylish.

2 stars04 July 2015

Soul Of Africa Gobi II Mens - Good shoes but I was surprised by the finished. It was never shown as a more nubuck finish while I had beeb expecting a more typical leather finish. Have got them in the sale and the need for a natural pair of shoes I decided to keep them. This after some research on the comments sector was apparently the strongest comment so please could they add something more to the shoe discription.

5 stars01 July 2015

Soul Of Africa Gobi II Mens - Excellent indeed

5 stars09 June 2015

Soul Of Africa Gobi II Mens - Fantastic comfortable shoes. You can wear them with socks or bare feet

5 stars03 June 2015

Soul Of Africa Gobi II Mens - poor product information about transitioning to barefooot

5 stars24 April 2015

Soul Of Africa Gobi II Mens - These are very good boots, comfortable and very similar to Gobi mark 1 that I own. However the product description is inadequate and should mention that the kudu leather has a nubuck style finish. My local shoe repairer advised me that it should be treated in the same way as nubuck (sprayed with water repellent protector every 3-6 months and brushed with bristle brush as necessary). The spray I used did not seem to change the colour of the leather.

5 stars12 March 2015

Soul Of Africa Gobi II Mens - Great

5 stars27 February 2015

Soul Of Africa Gobi II Mens - Nice, comfortable and very well finished. All my friend loved them and asked me where I bought them from

5 stars14 January 2015

Soul Of Africa Gobi II Mens - Aboslutely fantastic! In love with them.

5 stars07 January 2015

Soul Of Africa Gobi II Mens - Look well-made and are very comfortable. I just need my heels to toughen up a bit more!

5 stars03 January 2015

SofA Gobi II Mens - Great quality boots, comfortable, practical and stylish

5 stars29 December 2014

SofA Gobi II Mens - good fit, great style and quality

5 stars26 December 2014

Soul Of Africa Gobi II Mens - These are amazing shoes, despite being very difficult to come by. I was told by my physiotherapist (who recommended them) that they weren't available in Canada. They are well-made and very comfortable. I own a pair myself which I ordered from the US. I wanted this pair for my husband for Christmas. The US website was sold out which is why I ordered from you. But then, after refusing delivery of these shoes, I scoured the internet and I was unexpectedly able to find the exact pair I wanted at an obscure local gym, which carries a small idiosyncratic selection of your shoes. Excellent shoes--I will buy more and recommend them to my friends. Poor communication on your website and with your shipper, poor distribution and availability overall.Do better. Live long and prosper.

1 stars25 December 2014

Soul Of Africa Gobi II Mens - Love the shoes but they are marked

5 stars24 December 2014

Soul Of Africa Gobi II Mens - Ok

4 stars18 December 2014

SofA Gobi II Mens - asdfasdf

2 stars11 December 2014

SofA Gobi II Mens - Build quality not up to the usual standards on these!

4 stars03 September 2014

Gobi II SOA Mens - Quick delivery and easy site to use

2 stars09 August 2014

Gobi II SOA Mens - They look like the sole is coming of after only one weeks use!

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