This is the tale of an epic three-month adventure through unexplored Amazon terrain and it might even change your life.
Fuelled by a zest for life and the desire to explore the world around her, Pip Stewart took on a world-first challenge: following Guyana s Essequibo river from source to sea. With the help of guides from the Wai Wai indigenous community, Pip and her team journeyed through the Amazon rainforest, facing peril every day as they kayaked rapids, traversed waterfalls and hacked their way through mountainous jungle, before finally reaching the Atlantic Ocean.
Survival skills and a flesh-eating parasite weren t the only things Pip took home from the rainforest. From contending with snakes to learning about the value of community, forgiveness and self-belief, in Life Lessons from the Amazon Pip shares twelve pearls of wisdom that we can all apply to our own lives. Her hard-won insights invite us to embrace the wildness within ourselves and live more every day.