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The Shadow of Kilimanjaro On Foot Across East Africa

Of 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. I really enjoyed this book and chose to read it slowly so that I could savour Ridgeway s experiences as he trekked up and over Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and across bush and plains of Kenya to the Indian Ocean Along the way his expressive description of the landscape flora and fauna offers an insight into its beauty and in some places wildness Along the way Ridgeway embellishes the account of his travels with insights into the history of the Tsavo of notable past wardens such as Bill Woodley and David Sheldrick but most of all he ponders the best way to protect the mega fauna of East Africa without negatively impacting the people who have lived in that land for centuries past Einsteins Generation up and over Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and across bush and plains of Kenya to the Indian Ocean Along the way his expressive description of the landscape flora and fauna offers an insight into its beauty and in some places wildness Along the way Ridgeway embellishes the account of his travels with insights into the history of the Tsavo of notable past wardens such as Bill Woodley and David Sheldrick but most of all he ponders the best way to protect the mega fauna of East Africa without negatively impacting the people who have lived in that land for centuries past

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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 tale is according to The Boston Globe a gripping account. I love a good adventure book and picked this one up thinking it would be just that Instead it was so much Ridgeway barely talks about his walking journey from the summit of Kilimanjaro to the Kenyan coast Instead he uses the journey to tell a much larger storyThis book is really about the history of hunting and poaching the ivory trade and conservation in Kenya It is about the interesting people who stood up to corruption and greed to protect wild lands and wild animals in Kenya I suppose part of the reason that I loved this book so much is because of my interest in conservation and anthropology and the challenges that traditional lifestyles face in a world of modern politics Having spent 3 months in Kenya on a field study program focusing on Anthropology and Conservation also affected the way that I interpreted this book and helped me to enjoy it I wish I would have read this book while I was there The Black Painting up thinking it would be just that Instead it was so much Ridgeway barely talks about his walking journey from the summit of Kilimanjaro to the Kenyan coast Instead he Fire and Desire uses the journey to tell a much larger storyThis book is really about the history of hunting and poaching the ivory trade and conservation in Kenya It is about the interesting people who stood The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox up to corruption and greed to protect wild lands and wild animals in Kenya I suppose part of the reason that I loved this book so much is because of my interest in conservation and anthropology and the challenges that traditional lifestyles face in a world of modern politics Having spent 3 months in Kenya on a field study program focusing on Anthropology and Conservation also affected the way that I interpreted this book and helped me to enjoy it I wish I would have read this book while I was there

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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. To be honest I was uite disappointed by this book I think the title is misleading it evokes images of an epic journey fraught with danger and excitement I had imagined the author going back to basics surviving in the wild with only the simplest necessities of life and battling the elements facing the conundrums that exist for the Masai Waliangulu and other tribal groups Instead the group are met with professionals and cooks and a whole team of people at freuent stops along the way who set up camp for them and organize everything and it seemed cushy The author rabbits on about the history of hunting game and legislation So if you re planning to go into the authoritarian colonial safari business then this book highlights some of the tricks of the trade but otherwise its just a bit boring I m afraid The Black Ice Score (Parker, up camp for them and organize everything and it seemed cushy The author rabbits on about the history of hunting game and legislation So if you re planning to go into the authoritarian colonial safari business then this book highlights some of the tricks of the trade but otherwise its just a bit boring I m afraid

  • Paperback
  • 320
  • The Shadow of Kilimanjaro On Foot Across East Africa
  • Rick Ridgeway
  • English
  • 02 April 2018
  • 9780805053906

10 thoughts on “The Shadow of Kilimanjaro On Foot Across East Africa

  1. says:

    Rick Ridgeway’s ‘The Shadow of Kilimanjaro’ isn’t just a journey through Kenya it’s a journey through time The bo

  2. says:

    The title of this book is misleading because it's not so much a tale about travelling on foot safari as it is Ridgeway expounding on the slaughter of elephants

  3. says:

    I love a good adventure book and picked this one up thinking it would be just that Instead it was so much Ridgeway barely talks about his walking journey from the summit of Kilimanjaro to the Kenyan coast Instead

  4. says:

    This one was hard to rate The topics discussed are extremely important But I did get bored at times I wasn’t that interested in some of the side stories But definitely interesting

  5. says:

    Ridgeway shows us the drama and courage involved in preserving and defending East Africa's wildlife It's an inspi

  6. says:

    I really enjoyed this book and chose to read it slowly so that I could savour Ridgeway’s experiences as he trekked up and over Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and across bush and plains of Kenya to the Indian Ocean Along the way his expressive description of the landscape flora and fauna offers an insight into its beauty and in some places wildness Along the way Ridgeway embellishes the account of his travels with i

  7. says:

    To be honest I was uite disappointed by this book I think the title is misleading it evokes images of an epic journey fraught with danger and excitement I had imagined the author going back to basics surviving in the wild w

  8. says:

    This is a compelling analysis of the complex interactions between man and megafauna in particular elephants in the region of Kenya that became and still is Tsavo National Wildlife Refuge The frame upon which this is suspended is a trek from

  9. says:

    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

  10. says:

    I just could not get into this book

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