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eBook Ä ePub The Shadow of Kilimanjaro On Foot Across East Africa ì 9780805053906 ó In one of the most acclaimed travel and adventure books of the past year Rick Ridgeway chronicles his trek from the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to the Indian Ocean through Kenya's famed Tsavo Park His taleIn one of the most acclaimed travel and adventure books of the past year Rick Ridgeway chronicles his trek from the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to the Indian Ocean through Kenya's famed Tsavo Park His tale is according to The Boston Globe a gripping account Rick Ridgeway’s ‘The Shadow of Kilimanjaro’ isn’t just a journey through Kenya it’s a journey through time The book begins with Rick and his traveling companions climbing Mount Kilimanjaro It is the beginning of a walking safari that will take them all the way to the Kenyan coast He is accompanied by seasoned guides and trackers as well as rangers from the Kenya Wildlife Service Filled with the incredible adventures of meeting and observing animals while on foot as well as descriptions of the stark beauty of Kenya’s magical parks the Shadow of Kilimanjaro is a riveting read Ridgeway deftly augments the stories of his adventure with stories of Kenya’s cast of memorable characters; the Sheldricks Tsavo warden Bill Woodley KWS founder Richard Leakey yes – of those Leakeys and He tackles the oft times controversial history of game management and poaching in Kenya as well as the philosophical side of big game hunting The Shadow of Kilimanjaro is an armchair adventure that you won’t want to put down It’s a must read for anyone planning a visit to Kenya and for those with a passion for Africa’s flora and fauna

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Great men and women who have struggled with the conundrum of whether man can live at peace with the beasts Ridgeway examines the effects of colonial expansion on the indigenous people the landscape and the animals and contemplates the future for all of the Very insightful book that was able to remain engaging for the most part by sprinkling historical context throughout the discussion of the author's present day journey I really appreciated learning about the conflict been conservation vs hunters and native tribes along with what it's like to adventure through the wild and a bit of African history

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The Shadow of Kilimanjaro On Foot Across East AfricaOf how it feels to be charged by an incensed elephant and kept awake at night by the roaring of stalking lions But it is than an adventure story The Los Angeles Times noted that the pace of walking gives Ridgeway time to contemplate his great theme and the Ridgeway shows us the drama and courage involved in preserving and defending East Africa's wildlife It's an inspiring story of modern African heroes some of them politicians some game park officials and some local villagers It's written in a gripping unforgettable way