A Slow Boat Down the Ganges (pdf)
One man decides to raise awareness about pollution in India’s holiest river, the Ganges by canoeing down from Haridwar to Kolkata making this the first time a canoe has made this journey. A SLOW BOAT DOWN THE GANGES is a story about the expedition, a first hand, first person account of the journey, which apart from being an endurance adventure, turned out to be a pilgrimage down a river that sustains about 500 million people living on its basin.
This book makes for fascinating reading, bringing to life each day, each paddlestroke, each trial and tribulation, each moment of success, the frustrations and the jubilation, that was intrinsic to a journey down one of the world’s greatest rivers.
The Ganges. India’s holiest river. Treated and revered as a Goddess by more than a billion people in India and from around the world. The Ganges is not only one of the world’s greatest rivers, but arguably one of the most polluted.
The Author is an adventurer and wilderness survival instructor, with a prosthetic knee, artificial eyes, a busted collar bone, a weak lower back, stamina that skirts the low end of the spectrum, and a whole lot of mojo coupled with a lot of cojones. He lives a life that exemplifies the fact that age is just a number and life truly begins at 50!
No of pages: 464 plus cover pages
Full colour with hundreds of photographs