Phil Harwood has worked all around the world as a Royal Marine Commando, expedition leader, and outdoor instructor. He is qualified as a mountain leader, canoe and kayak coach, rock-climbing instructor, and wilderness emergency medical technician.
'An exhilarating account of former Royal Marine Commando Phil Harwood's epic solo journey from the Congo's source in Zambia through war-torn Central Africa.' ABTA Magazine 'Harwood's epic tale of his solo journey from the Congo's source in Zambia through war-torn Central Africa.' National Geographic Traveller (UK edition) 'Harwood's book is proof that the path less travelled is still out there for those brave enough to seek it out.' Soldier Magazine 'Succumbing to malaria, arrested, chased and harassed, he nevertheless emerges triumphantly alive, ready to entertain those of us who would rather read about than canoe the Congo.' The Good Book Guide