Walking the Americas: `A wildly entertaining account of his epic journey' Daily Mail (Paperback)Levison Wood (author)
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Walking the Americas chronicles Levison Wood's 1,800 mile trek along the spine of the Americas, through eight countries, from Mexico to Colombia, experiencing some of the world's most diverse, beautiful and unpredictable places.
His journey took him from violent and dangerous cities to ancient Mayan ruins lying still unexplored in the jungles of Mexico and Guatemala. He encountered members of indigenous tribes, migrants heading towards the US border and proud Nicaraguan revolutionaries on his travels, where at the end of it all, he attempted to cross one of the most impenetrable borders on earth: the Darien Gap route from Panama into South America.
This trek required every ounce of Levison Wood's guile, tact, strength and resilience in one of the most raw, real and exciting journeys of his life.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 28 mm
"Levison Wood has breathed new life into adventure travel." - Michael Palin
"Usually tie-ins with TV travel series are to be avoided, but Wood is an exception. The ex-soldier's books come with a sense of unpolished authenticity." - Financial Times
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