It was never going to be a stroll in the woods, but Yossi Ghinsberg claims There are some moments in Jungle, which opens the Melbourne. ‘Jungle’ tells the harrowing tale of survival in the Amazon by Israeli adventurer Yossi Ghinsberg. Once again, Yossi Ghinsberg was staring into the face of death during 20 days lost alone in the Amazon jungle, a nightmare being told in a new.

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Yet, my friend Julie and I had walked 10 kilometers into one of the jungles of Mexico when trying to get to the ruins of Bonanpak, just 30 miles from the Guatemalan border. As it turns out, my son says he doesn’t want to read any books about survival in nature unless they’re how-to gbinsberg, but I’m glad I read it anyway. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Jungle is the incredible true story of Yossi Ghinsberg’s triumph over the most adverse and frightening of circumstances.

And this guide was a criminal wanted by the police of many South American countries, by the Swedish police and by Interpol. After reading this book, I so can’t wait to watch the movie just to see everything play out on a big screen!!

Jungle: A Harrowing True Story of Survival

He would always show pity for the animals Karl would slaughter harshly. When I saw his his star hat carried downstream, I froze. You think what could go wrong since they are young, healthy men with a guide who seems to know where everything is but not all is what it seems for this group. English Choose a language for shopping. Back at Asariamas, Karl told them about his new plan: Ghinsberg served three years in the Israeli Navy on the Red Sea.


The last half of the book is about Yossi’s ordeal all alone, and his eventual rescue. I want a piece of land of my own so I can grow rice and yucca and raise a few chickens and pigs. With the villagers’ help, they built the raft, nungle their new route downriver, and arrived at the confluence of rivers Tuichi—Ipurama.

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So they split up and 2 backpackers Yossi, the author, and Kevin, his friend went on without a guide Retrieved 8 December Eventually, all four set out, with Karl as their guide. And each grosser or more painful to read.

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About twenty years ago, during a trip to the Bolivian jungle, I met a guide named Lazaro, on the river Beni rio Benithat told me about it, he claimed that he was part of the rescue team at the time.

This is a tale of survival and human fortitude against the wildest backdrop on the planet.

I think we could have co-authored this book!! It’s worse when you realize it’s the last interactions anyone will have with Marcus – he never does make it out of the jungle. Ghinsbdrg first half of the book relates their journey together. When Yossi is alone and starving, it’s understandable that ghinsbwrg needs any food he can ghinsberb. I have a personal interest in Yossy’s story since I have also planned to go through the Madidi jungle. When the writer describes a place he is to be living in for a long period of time, I can easily imagine it.


True story of the author’s horrific adventures in the Bolivan jungle, after getting separated from his backpacking buddies and their suspicious guide on a foolish trek way, way off the beaten path. They walked so much in water that their boots fell apart 3. That no one has seen Marcus since they parted ways with him and Karl. Just a moment while we sign you in to ghinssberg Goodreads account. Audible Download Audio Books.

Him portraying such noble characteristics, made him precaution advising the others on the danger of the expedition. His travel plans get changed when he meets a man in Peru: Hardcoverpages.

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Three different things pulled me toward this book, and I’m going to list them, not in order of their importance to me, but in chronological order of when I learned about each. I bought this book after watching the movie. I really disliked the animal abuse that happens in the beginning, which is never remarked on at all Karl beats a dog frequently, the others don’t care?

I am shocked in regards to the authors lack of descriptive writing and to why he needs to literate boring details, such as eating a cucumber. Yosseph “Yossi” Ghinsberg Hebrew: Through their journey into the jungle Yossi, Kevin, Marcus and Karl experienced many obstacles.