Í Into the Amazon: An Incredible Story of Survival in the Jungle || ↠ PDF Read by ☆ JohnHarrison

By JohnHarrison | Comments: ( 907 ) | Date: ( Feb 24, 2020 )

The last time John Harrison ventured into the jungle a member of his group died.This time he brought his wife.The Tumucumaque Hills on BrazilOCOs northern frontier are one of the few remaining unexplored regions on earth Back in 1950, a young French explorer set off into the deepest jungle of that region and was never seen again.Inspired by that explorerOCOs diary, John aThe last time John Harrison ventured into the jungle a member of his group died.This time he brought his wife.The Tumucumaque Hills on BrazilOCOs northern frontier are one of the few remaining unexplored regions on earth Back in 1950, a young French explorer set off into the deepest jungle of that region and was never seen again.Inspired by that explorerOCOs diary, John and Heather Harrison paddled their canoe into some of the remotest tributaries of the , with no TV cameras, sponsors or the slightest chance of being rescued if things went wrong Lost, and threatened by malaria, snakes, jaguars, piranhas, aggressive wild pigs and flesh burrowing insects, they slashed a precipitous path over the mountains.This is travel at its rawest the incredible story of the HarrisonsOCO struggle to keep their deteriorating sanity and relationship intact in one of the most hostile and unforgiving places in the world.


  • Title: Into the Amazon: An Incredible Story of Survival in the Jungle
  • Author: JohnHarrison
  • ISBN: 9781849531474
  • Page: 369
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

JohnHarrison

There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this name This is John Harrison, the explorer.John Harrison studied Latin American History and Sociology before working as a tour guide in South America His first book, Up the Creek An Adventure, was described as an admirable book by an admirable man in the Daily Telegraph and a National Geographic documentary was made about him in 1991 He currently resides in Bristol.



Comments Into the Amazon: An Incredible Story of Survival in the Jungle

  • Stephen

    interesting read about a couple exploring the amazon jungle and rowing on the minor rivers


  • Julian Walker

    At times a soul destroying tale of one man's determination and single minded obsession to make a journey and follow in the footsteps of a side stream of history. His writing style recreates the harsh nature of the adventure, pulling no punches on an emotional striptease as the elements appear to conspire against his wife and him on their quest. Interspersed with wry humour and acute observation at the ruthless impact of civilisation on such a remote region, this book is guaranteed to take you aw [...]


  • Petra

    whoever is thinking about going into the , read this book first. You learn a lot from it.


  • Paul

    Harrison takes off on a trip, with his wife, through some really remote parts of the rainforest, inspired by and following a Frenchman called Raymond Maufrais, who went through the same area a number of years previously, and died.The voyage is mainly by canoe, but to get through the jungle, they have to carry all their kit in stages between two tributaries of the . Through the trip they almost fall out, get very lost, and run out of food. But in the end make it through to French Guiana.I really [...]


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    2.5


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