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Travelling up the Rio Magdalena
on 25 July 2015
I know Colombia reasonably well and was really looking forward to reading Jacob's book. I was a little disappointed. it has good moments but it somehow failed to engage me and I battled to finish it. Part of the problem was the author's meandering between the Magdalena river and Alzheimers. However other readers seem to have enjoyed this mix, so don't let me put you off.