Ed Stafford is walking next to the Amazon River for 524 times, but heвЂ™s still a considerable ways from reaching the end and their aim to become the very first individual to walk the size of the worldвЂ™s river that is largest.
A 33-year-old previous Uk Army captain whom looks the part вЂ“ tall with a stocky create and determined focus вЂ“ Ed started their journey in Camana, Peru on April 2, 2008.He began with a other Brit, however their partnership didnвЂ™t flourish and after a few months he discovered himself continuing ahead alone.Fortunately he discovered an upgraded in Cho Sanchez, a 28 yr old Peruvian he came across in Saputu, Peru and contains been travelling with from the time.
These are typically now in Brazil, 400 kilometer east regarding the border that is peruvian trekking through thick jungle and swampland
The surface is practically impassable, and thatвЂ™s before factoring in thriving populations of fire ants, pit vipers, electric eels and caimans, deadly health problems like dengue and fever that is yellow and encounters with hostile indigenous tribes or medication traffickers protecting their coca plantations.
They passed through a community was twelve days ago but it was too small to support a store and they donвЂ™t expect to see another village for a week or so, which means they are precariously low on food if you plot their most recent coordinates (lat: -3.27336, long: -66.81149) on Google satellite maps an olive-green shag-carpet landscape is revealed.There is nothing but unblemished jungle and a meandering river nearby.According to their blog the last time. Continue reading