Blog posts tagged with 'survival'

In his bestselling book Jungle, a true story of survival and self-discovery that reads like a thrilling novel, Yossi Ghinsberg relates his adventures as a young Israeli backpacker in the Bolivian Amazon.  After four weeks of trekking deep into the rainforest, Yossi and his companions realize that their once-in-a-lifetime adventure has become a dangerous nightmare. Yossi’s bravado will especially appeal to the independent backpacker, but any traveler can empathize with his unflagging spirit of adventure and desire to experience something unique. “What I’m doing here in South America is looking for the extraordinary,” Yossi writes to his brother Moshe before setting out.