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

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

Ed Stafford


In April 2008, Ed Stafford started his try and develop into the 1st guy ever to stroll the complete 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 gigantic river.

With possibility a relentless 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 by way of natives that he may die, Ed even chanced on himself pursued via machete-wielding tribesmen and detained for murder.

However, Ed's trip was once an event with a function: to assist elevate people's wisdom of environmental concerns. Ed had extraordinary 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 excursion that takes readers at the such a lot bold trip alongside the world's maximum river and during the main bio-diverse habitat in the world.

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