Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa
by David Livingstone
Number of pages: 570
This absorbing narrative by the world famous explorer and Christian missionary, David Livingstone, was first published in 1857. Livingstone's book describes in careful detail his travels and work in parts of southern and central Africa previously unknown to Europeans. It distils the experiences and observations of sixteen years during which Livingstone bravely faced the challenges of climate, terrain and tropical disease, travelling in a small group and adopting a non-confrontational approach to the local populations.
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by David Hardham - Smashwords
Through the eyes of a 22 year old Australian, we get to hear firsthand the trip of a life time as he crosses the African continent from north to south with a group of fellow adventurers with a specialist overland travel company in 1971.
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The breathtaking, edifying and hilariously entertaining autobiographical tale of the famous British 19th century female explorer, who traveled all by herself into the deepest West African jungle and loved every life-threatening moment of it.
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