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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Seemed like a work jung,e fiction. 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.

I voluntarily reviewed jjngle complimentary copy of this book from RockStar Book Tours! The book leaves one end open and that is the disappearance of his friend Marcus as well as the mystery of his guide Karl, whose story and background remains something that in time should be known since he lived in Bolivia for over 10 years.

He sparked that adventure back into Yossi, leading ghinsbegr the plot twist giving excitement and life to the book. Yosseph “Yossi” Ghinsberg Hebrew: This is why I don’t watch reality TV. If your interest was piqued by the movie, you’ll enjoy the book.

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Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World Joan Druett 4. As it turns ginsberg, my son says he doesn’t want to read any books about survival in nature unless they’re how-to books, but I’m glad I read it anyway. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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Yossi Ghinsberg is a multifaceted, cosmopolitan figure. 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. Please try again later.


I mean, it’s really incredible’. I was left whirling with the raft, fear churning in my stomach. Writer Producer Thanks Self.

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Through their journey into the jungle Yossi, Kevin, Marcus and Karl experienced many obstacles. Once installed, Ghinsbberg appears as a small white dot that pops up inside mobile messaging apps like Facebook MessengerWhatsAppand SMSalerting the user to new information about the person they are communicating with.

His deceit and betrayal led to distrust within the group and ended with the group’s splitting up: I’ve read Amazonian accounts by men in the early 20th Century that sounded less bourgeois, arrogant and racist he refers to indigenous tribes as “savages” on gghinsberg than one occasion. The first half of the book relates their journey together.

During these years, he befriended the Bedouin of the Sinai Desert and learned more about their nomad culture. Then, if you think that it is actually a true story, and that these people get into all that trouble because of their absolute stupidity and unawareness of what might be happening to them, you ask yourself “why should i give this book 5 stars”?

First of all, as a women who has traveled solo, ghinnsberg way in the world would I follow a strange man into the rainforest, without the proper gear or food supplies, under the assumption we would be able to provide for ourselves. I normally love books like this, but Ghinsberg and his buddies were imperialistic idiots.

That’s the only time we ever had good meat. Open Preview See a Problem? Kevin Gale, an enthusiastic naturalist and photographer that has done mostly everything, brings a sense of adventure and daringness among them.

Upon hearing the sound of an engine, Ghinsberg made his way back to the nearby river and met Gale, along with indigenous people who had organized a search and rescue mission led by Abelardo “Tico” Tudela.


Its the true story of Yossi, a young man just out of the Israeli army who is traveling around South America after his tour ysosi duty. View all 8 comments. View all 9 comments. If you can put your head down and power through the poorly written and developed, and at times disturbing, first half of the book, the second half is a pretty crazy ride.

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However, whenever Yossi begins his adventures as a lost soul, I couldn’t put this book down. Jan 23, Crystal Durnan rated it liked it. Oct 19, Barbarac rated it really liked it Shelves: Through them, they give the memoir creation makinging it a desirable read for all!

I enlisted two friends who chickened out at the last minute. Gale was shocked to be informed by the authorities at the Austrian consulate that Ruprechter was actually an Austrian criminal and trouble-maker wanted by the Interpol.

The excitement brought by characters in any memoir brings the book to life. They walked so much in water that their boots fell apart 3.

Overall not worth the time. We never get any cash. I wish it included a map to help the reader orient him or herself while trying to follow along.

They don’t go to school.