JUNGLE TRAVEL & SURVIVAL
Author: John Walden
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), Jun 2001
Guidebook on how to survive in the jungle & walk out alive. 6x9 inches, 224 pgs.
Adventure travel, whether in the rain forests of Brazil or the jungles of Belize, can be filled with risk and even life-or-death situations. Now here is a complete guide on how to cope with and survive the unique and often deadly challenges of a jungle excursion.
Jungle Travel & Survival,written by a seasoned veteran of over seventy-five expeditions, will teach you everything you need to know: the different types of tropical environment you'll encounter; what type of gear you'll need; how to effectively combat traveler's ailments; the dos and don'ts of interacting with unknown tribal civilizations; how to cope with every type of hazard-both physical and psychological; what to do if you get separated from civilization, and how to increase your odds for survival and rescue.
Whether you're a professional outdoorsman or an adventurer planning your first expedition, Jungle Travel & Survival is the only guide you'll need.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dr. John Walden is a professor and the Associate Dean of Medical School Development and Outreach at the Marshall University School of Medicine. He is a recognized authority on living and trekking with Amerindian populations.