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Canoeing The Congo
- First Source to Sea Descent of the Congo River
- By: Phil Harwood
- Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
- Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
Canoeing the Congo narrates the journey of Phil Harwood, who undertook an epic five-month solo attempt to canoe the Congo River in war-torn Central Africa. It was a historic 'first descent' from the true source in the highlands of Zambia. Just short of 3,000 miles long, the Congo River is the eighth longest in the world and the deepest river in the world, with a flow rate second only to the Amazon. Along the way, Phil encountered numerous waterfalls, huge rapids, man-eating crocodiles, hippos, aggressive snakes...
- By Mr D J W Evans on 17-06-15
For anyone who loves canoeing , loves adventure books this is a must.
I couldn't stop listening to this book from start to finish.