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Adventures for a Lifetime

Narrated by: Ed Stafford, Peter Noble
Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
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Summary

An inspiring selection of hand-picked adventures, chosen by Ed Stafford. For those who don’t mind a bit of discomfort in order to experience the wilder side of our amazing planet.

Open your mind and reboot your soul with these unforgettable adventures.

  • Get a taste of total freedom as you soar like an eagle over mountains and lakes
  • Come face to fin with ocean giants as you kayak spectacular coastlines
  • Strap on your skis and head off for an adventure in the frozen wastes
  • Experience jaw-dropping sights and lung-bursting trails from the seat of your saddle and more

"Life is for going out into the open. Life is for exploring, for feeling cold and vulnerable, for finding new possibilities and new opportunities." (Ed Stafford)

©2018 Ed Stafford (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

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Interesting adventures

This book was very interesting, but I felt it was a bit too clinical with the detail and needed more depth to the individual stories talked about. Overall I would recommend it to adventurous people. The story telling I feel should have been done by a professional reader, Ed’s story telling was a bit too monotone for me and needed a bit more va va voom to prick up the senses. But I really enjoy your tv docs Ed.

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An adventure encyclopedia .5 stars😉

If you love adventure as much as I do, this book is for you. it's absolutely crammed with every possible adventure a human being can have, with handy pieces of advice along the way.the only piece of melancholy is that it's very unlikely I'll accomplish many of them. still loved it.

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a long list of travels by category

It maybe the book it better, but this is just a long list of travels by category, so not so much a personal account, more of a shopping list of places to visit. Each journey is given a star rating across a few categories. Trouble is they are all "5 star" so little point in ranking them really
It sounds as if you are being read to straight from the book

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well read good listen well worth getting

loved it if you live being outdoors or would like to plan am adventure . it's a enjoyable way to think about it( listening to this boook)

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  • ariel ronen
  • 07-10-19

Sorry Ed...

Ed staford is great. but this is defenitly not his forte. it ok not more...