An inspirational and practical book for experiencing the wild wonder of our amazing planet.
There are bucket lists featuring comfort and indulgence, like staying at the George V in Paris or eating at Eleven Madison Park in New York. There are "if I ever..." bucket lists, like being an extra in a movie or learning to sing. And then there are bucket lists for the brave, the daring and the dreamers who want to check off as many challenging adventures as they can. They want every minute of life to count.
Ed Stafford's Ultimate Adventure Guide is for them. It presents Ed's hand-picked selection of exciting challenges for those who don't mind a bit of discomfort. Life's great adventures are theirs for the taking.
There are 125 adventures among the following challenge categories:
Stunning photography inspires, sketch maps show the way, and Ed's commentary throughout motivates the brave to set out on a life-changing adventure.
In 2010, Ed Stafford walked into the Guinness Book of Records as the first man to walk the length of the Amazon River -- 4,345 miles (7,000 kms) -- and was named European Adventurer of 2011. Ed's previous book, Walking the Amazon, has been translated into several languages. Today Ed is a motivational speaker, writer and author while he films his fourth series for Discovery Channel. He lives in the U.K. He can be found at www.edstafford.org.