Walking from the Pacific, over the Andes and along the entire length of the Amazon to the Atlantic is truly extraordinary. No one has ever done this before and the pundits considered the route impossible. If the distance wasn't challenge enough, the dense forest, biting insects, snakes, bogs, wilderness and uncertainty of what lay ahead would daunt the staunchest explorer.
To do all this in more than 800 continuous days with just a backpack puts Stafford's endeavour in the top league of expeditions past and present." (Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE)
Brilliant book. Gripping from Day 1 of the adventure. Ed tells his story perfectly with perfect amounts of tension when being chased by shotgun wielding natives to the emotional... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Mr. G. Hannah
I watch the Discovery Channel quite a lot and Ed Stafford's name came up quite a bit, but i knew nothing about him, that is until i read this,the man has my admiration for what he... Read morePublished 1 month ago by pharoah
Great story, enjoyed reading it but description a little lacking at timesPublished 1 month ago by Anne Ingelbach
Read it on a flight to Thailand from Glasgow - certainly helped pass 11hrs, could hardly put it down :-DPublished 3 months ago by Mrs. A. Stewart
Great read. Made it feel as if you was walking with the author. Couldn't put it down. Made me want to do the same.Published 4 months ago by Kat
An in-depth description of the different aspects of the Amazon.
I commend Ed for not looking down upon the various indigenous communities that he walked through. Read more