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Outdoors blog archive for Aug. 10, 2011

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10, 2011

Ed Stafford, author of "Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. The Impossible Task. The Incredible Journey." (Courtesy photo)

Hike down Amazon more than a walk in the woods

ADVENTURING -- You think mosquitoes are bad in the the Idaho Selkirks? How about venomous stingrays, killer bees, rabid vampire bats, electrifying thunderstorms, previously uncontacted tribes and a bazillion welt-inducing insects? A Discovery News report tipped me off to Ed Stafford, a 35 year old…

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