In the Naga's Wake

In the Naga's Wake

The First Man to Navigate the Mekong, From Tibet to the South China Sea

Book - 2006
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Upon first seeing its unforgiving rapids, 20-year-old traveler Mick O'Shea began dreaming of a solo expedition down the Mekong River, from its source in Tibet to the South China Sea. This exhilarating travel novel captures O'Shea's extremely dangerous kayak adventure into the unknown through remote gorges, terrifying rapids, and deadly whirlpools, past floating headless bodies, looming dams and terrifying Chinese soldiers. Always seeking adventure and adrenaline, this explorer was immediately attracted to the Mekong's power as well as to its spiritual and cultural significance and exotic beauty. This extraordinary true story of one man's wild ride down one of the fastest and most dangerous rivers in the world is a compelling read for armchair travelers, extreme-sports fans, environmentalists, and Southeast Asia enthusiasts.   
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : 2006
ISBN: 9781741148695
Branch Call Number: ANF 797.1224092 O'SHE
Characteristics: 250 p. : ill. ; 21 cm


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