To Timbuktu

To Timbuktu

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
Follows the author and his companions down the Niger River to Africa and on to Timbuktu by motorcyle, describing their encounters with animals, natives, and the environment

& Taylor

With the help of an intuitive African guide, the author and three friends set out to sail down the Niger River to Timbuktu, meeting with killer bees, hippopotami, crocodiles, blind bushmen, and a hundred naked women along the way.

Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, c1997.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780688115852
Branch Call Number: 916.62 JEN
Characteristics: 224 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.


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Aug 12, 2017

One of the best adventure books, ever! Philosophy, poetry, history, calamity all in one. So much more than the 'typical' man vs. nature story. I read it years ago and it's stuck with me; I recommend it to others quite often, still.


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