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There Are Other Rivers

On Foot Across India
Narrated by: Alastair Humphreys
Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
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Summary

Alastair Humphreys walked across India, from the Coromandel Coast to the Malabar Coast, following the course of a holy river. Walking alone and spending the nights sleeping under the stars, in the homes of welcoming strangers, or in small towns and villages, he experienced the dusty enchantment of ordinary, real India on the smallest of budgets.  

There Are Other Rivers tells the story of the walk through an account of a single day as well as reflecting on the allure of difficult journeys and the eternal appeal of the open road.

©2011 Alastair Humphreys (P)2020 Alastair Humphreys

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Love Big Al ❤

I've read all of Alistair's books and he's definitely one of my favourite adventure writers. This short one is a bit different to the others but still well worth a listen. His enthusiasm is pretty infectious.

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A very pleasant book to listen to. Keep living adventurously. Thank you 😀 (need three more words)

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Fascinating and inspirational story

Really enjoyed listening to this story of adventure. Fascinated, inspired and terrified at the thought walking day to day without knowing what to expect. Would recommend!

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Another cracker.

Great stuff from mr Humphreys. Very inspiring as usual, thoughtful and funny. Worth a credit.

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  • 15-08-20

A beautiful delve into the mindset of adventure

This book is very highly rated on Amazon.com for good reason. If you’re tempted to buy to audible version I’d recommend looking at the reviews on Amazon.com to convince you to purchase the book in either written or audio format. The audio version especially appealed to me because it was narrated by Al himself, after being moved by his narration of ‘Around the World by Bike’. I was not disappointed, his narration makes the anecdotes so much happier, sadder, funnier and more impactful than if it was read by anyone else. The audible version of the book is truly a joy to listen to, and, because it is relatively short, I can’t wait to listen to it again and again. Each time I do I’m sure that different ideas will resonate with me. Thank you Al!