TV star and explorer Steve Backshall shares diary extracts, adventures and stunning photos from his latest BBC series and his deadliest adventure yet - an epic global journey circumnavigating the planet.
This is Steve Backshall's incredible first-hand account of his 14-month voyage from the Arctic to the Antarctic via Alaska, California, Hawaii, Mexico and Brazil and many more amazing locations besides. Go with him every step of the way as he describes his encounters with white whales, ice bears, sharks, eagles, wolves, sea lions, eagles, crocodiles, snakes and spiders.
It's the Deadly adventure of a lifetime.
Born in 1973, Steve Backshall was brought up on a farm. He studied English at University before taking a second degree in Biology. He is the presenter of the top-rated CBBC natural history programme, DEADLY 60. After writing for ROUGH GUIDES and filming documentaries for NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC he became a key member of the expedition team for the hit series, LOST LAND OF THE JAGUAR, LOST LAND OF THE VOLCANO and LOST LAND OF THE TIGER. Steve has also written several books for children.
Steve's website is http://www.stevebackshall.com/, and you can follow him on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/stevebackshallofficial and Twitter @SteveJBackshall