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For nearly eight years as the monthly columnist for Outside magazine and in his award winning books Mark Jenkins has held fans spellbound with his riveting accounts of expeditions to remote parts of the globe In To Timbuktu he sets out with three friends to attempt their first descent of the Niger River hoping to rea this is a great travel adventure book i have read other books by the same author and they are all excellent

Mobi To Timbuktu

To Timbuktu A Journey Down the NigerLestands in sharp contrast to what befell earlier explorers who tried to find Timbuktu and whose fates the author interweaves with the narrative of his own journey A rich combination of cultural exploration history and gripping adventure this beautifully repackaged edition of To Timbuktu is a journey not to be missed A fascinating book by a truly skillful writer I admit to being put off a bit put by the fact that the author and his childhood friend both uncontrollable danger junkies took off on their insanely hazardous journey to paddle the largely uncharted Niger River hundreds of miles through jungle desert and local war zones when both their wives were pregnant an indulgence I thought somehow hung over the narrative like a shadow That said the tale Jenkins spins is epic a remarkable chronicle of will and courage and he tells it with a fresh imagistic you are there kind of prose characteristic of only the best travel writers If you like harrowing virile adventure stories with a touch of existential rumination thrown in you won't be disappointed with this one

Mark Jenkins ´ To Timbuktu: A Journey Down the Niger Mobi

Mobi à To Timbuktu ¸ A Journey Down the Niger Æ ❰KINDLE❯ ✿ To Timbuktu: A Journey Down the Niger Author Mark Jenkins – Dcmdirect.co.uk For nearly eight years as the monthly columnist for Outside magazine and in his award winning books Mark Jenkins has held fans spellbound with his riveting accountCh the legendary city of Timbuktu Along the way they are attacked by killer bees charged by hippos and stalked by crocodiles They stumble upon a group of completely blind men living alone in the bush and dance with a hundred naked women That Jenkins finally reaches his goalriding alone across the Sahara on a motorcyc Beautifully written I wish I could have been there with them