Shouting from my shed

Get the latest news, updates and happenings via my shed-based newsletter.

 

Hendri Coetzee’s book

Hendri Coetzee loved exploration. He lived for that moment when you left the known, settled your fears and entered the darkness. Africa gave him the perfect environment to live out this passion, and he grabbed it, with both hands. Hendri was a paddler by profession but a true adventurer by heart and rose to be one of the most respected paddlers in the world, even though he was known mostly only by other paddlers. He chose to stay out of the limelight. He made first descents on some of Africa’s remotest rivers and at times kayaked solo on waterways that most of us have never even heard of.

Tragically, in 2010, deep in the heart of the Congo, Hendri was taken from his kayak by a crocodile, and never seen again. Before he left on what was to be his final expedition, he mailed a manuscript capturing more than a decade of his expeditions in his own words, to a few close friends. That manuscript is now a book and is a vivid and thrilling account of a true African adventurer at the peak of his game. It is an adrenaline-filled ride through the waterways of Africa and into the mind of one of the greatest explorers you have never heard of.

To order your copy of Hendri’s book, visit www.livingthebestdayever.com.

Read a review of the book here.

Read Comments

You might also like

No image found Living Adventurously The Oxford Dictionary defines adventure as an ‘unusual, exciting or daring experience’, and being ‘willing to take risks or to try out new methods, ideas, or experiences’. Would you like to live more adventurously? I know that I certainly would. […]...
No image found How I Write a Book Here’s how I wrote my latest book… Come up with a really good idea. Go do a really cool trip. Write a diary every day. Carry a small diary in your pocket so that you can even write whilst you […]...
No image found Protected: My Midsummer Morning – Media There is no excerpt because this is a protected post....
 

Comments

There are currently no comments. Be the first to post a comment below.


 
 

Post a Comment

HTML tags you can use: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

 

Shouting from my shed

Get the latest news, updates and happenings via my shed-based newsletter.

© Copyright 2012 – 2013 Alastair Humphreys. All rights reserved.

Site design by JSummertonBuilt by Steve Perry Creative