Mick Conefrey delves into the original diaries and logs of the great expeditions to provide a winning combination of intrepid tales of yester-year and witty retro tips. You’ll discover which famous explorer was cooked by Hawaiian natives and who was left on an ice floe in the Arctic by his drunk captain. Packed with fun facts and trivia, this is the perfect gift for hardened explorers and armchair adventurers alike.
|Subject||Gift Books, Humour|
‘An irreverent but inspiring look at the history of adventure… [Conefrey] provides a combination of intrepid stories of yesteryear and amusing old-fashioned tips… not to mention some brilliant trivia.'
“An amazing collection of epic adventures.”
“Mick Conefrey is a shrink, a raconteur and forensic analyst all wrapped into one. He gets right to the heart of what makes explorers tick.”
“A brilliant and original guide to getting back!”