Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. The Impossible Task. The Incredible Journey

Ed Stafford

In April 2008, Ed Stafford all started his try to turn into the 1st guy ever to stroll the full size of the River Amazon. approximately and a part years later, he had crossed the full of South the USA to arrive the mouth of the giant river.

With hazard a continuing significant other - outwitting alligators, jaguars, pit vipers and electrical eels, let alone overcoming the hurdles of accidents and incessant tropical storms - Ed's trip demanded severe actual and psychological power. frequently warned via natives that he could die, Ed even chanced on himself pursued by means of machete-wielding tribesmen and detained for murder.

However, Ed's trip used to be an experience with a goal: to assist elevate people's expertise of environmental matters. Ed had remarkable entry to indigenous groups and witnessed the devastating results of the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest first-hand. His tale of disappearing tribes and lack of habitats matters us all.

Ultimately although, strolling the Amazon is an account of a world-first day trip that takes readers at the such a lot bold trip alongside the world's maximum river and during the main bio-diverse habitat on the earth.

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