By Ed Stafford
Released January 1st 2011
As obvious on Discovery Channel and for readers of Cheryl Strayed's Wild, invoice Bryson, Jon Krakauer, and David Grann, a riveting, adventurous account of 1 man's history-making trip alongside the total size of the Amazon—and in the course of the so much bio-diverse habitat in the world. lovers of Turn correct at Machu Piccu will enjoy Ed Stafford's awesome prose and plush descriptions.
In April 2008, Ed Stafford trigger to develop into the 1st guy ever to stroll the whole size of the Amazon. He begun at the Pacific coast of Peru, crossed the Andes Mountain diversity to discover the authentic resource of the river. His trip lead on via components of Colombia and correct throughout Brazil; all whereas outwitting harmful animals, machete wielding indigenous humans in addition to negotiating accidents, climate and his personal fears and doubts. but, Stafford used to be undeterred. On his grueling 860-day, 4,000-plus mile trip, Stafford witnessed the devastation of deforestation firsthand, the strain on tribes as a result of lack of habitats in addition to nature in its true-raw shape. Jaw-dropping from begin to end, Walking the Amazon is the unforgettable and gripping tale of an exceptional adventure.
Walking the Amazon is additionally to be had in a Spanish version entitled Caminado El Amazonas.