The Accidental Adventurer: The true story of my wilderness years (UK Edition)
The Sunday Times Bestseller.Funny, entertaining and really rather inspiring, too—Daily MailHow does a cripplingly shy, geeky, perennially homesickboy end up rowing across the Atlantic?Ben Fogle's life has been action-packed to say the least. He hasrowed across the Atlantic, walked to the South Pole, run the Saharaand ice-skated across Sweden. He has encountered isolated tribes indeepest Papua New Guinea, caused a Boeing 747 to dump £100k of fuelbefore making an emergency landing in Sao Paolo, and frequentlybeen mistaken for Prince William along the way.So how did a cripplingly shy, geeky, perennially homesick boyend up doing all this? Ben's still not entirely sure himself, butthis wonderful book tells his story and will strike a chord withanyone puzzling about life, and how to live it differently.This is a book about defying expectations, conqueringfears, battling laziness and, just occasionally,winning.Readers are inspired by The AccidentalAdventurer:***** 'A heartfelt account of his astounding adventureswhich leave you motivated to make the most out oflife.'***** 'His writing style takes you on the adventure withhim . . . what an inspiration.'***** 'I was looking for something that brought me allover the world, in one book, and I absolutely foundit.'