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No walk in the Park

News from the team is that they have decided to call a halt for the day.They are all exhausted. They are having to cut their way through thick undergrowth and the river keeps disappearing and reappearing.

They are sometimes in the river but then have to take to the bank where the growth is 10/15 ft high.

The team will camp close to the river tonight and push on early tomorrow.

They have 5.2km to go!

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1100 BST

Latest from Sat phone

“Progress very slow. 1km/hr. 7kms to go. Excitement here – it looks like river may be much longer than even I thought!”

28 March

12.50 BST – more news from the Forest!

Just in from Sat phone

“11 kms to go. Very slow progress. We are wading in the river as the vegetation too dense in places. River 6ft wide now. Flow 6km/hour. Warm and sunny. Cold at night. 7860ft”

So near so tough

Noon BST:1300 Rwanda

News just received via the Sat phone indicates that the source will not be reached tomorrow but is more likely to be early on 30 March.

The going is getting very tough indeed and much time is being spent just making a clearing through the dense, lush Forest. The rainy season weather is making life easy either. A soggy and taxing trek.

It’s getting very close!

The latest report from Rwanda is that the team should reach the source of the Nile tomorrow.

Neil, Cam and Garth finally abandoned the three Zap Cats on the morning of the 26 March. As expected, and despite heavy rainfall in the past few days, they simply ran out of water in the river.

The team’s progress on foot has been nothing short of remarkable. They have now entered the Nyungwe National Park in South West Rwanda. Despite its name this is no walk in the park.

Nyungwe is a full blown mountain rain Forest, severely undulating, overgrown and, at the moment, very slippery underfoot. Rwanda’s impressive conservation laws dictate that the team now have to travel with guides from the Park and they are also travelling with a tracker. This Forest is home to a number of groups of both habituated and wild chimpanzees. These would be amazing to encounter on the way to the Source but only if prepared!

The team have also resorted to the use of a small number of porters to assist with the minimum of equipment they require to trek duing the day and camp over night.

Despite the terrain and the weather the team are now within striking distance of their goal, the precise pinpointing of the longest source of the longest river in the world.

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Let’s Talk About the Best Selling Books 2017

Reading books can take you to a whole new world whether it is fiction or non-fiction. People enjoy reading books because it relieves their stress and expands the knowledge. There are many books that are written and printed every year but only a few are known to be best sellers. These well-made books captured the interests of readers.

Writers and publishers of top selling books earned millions of dollars with their work. Some of these stories will even have the opportunity to be interpreted into the film. Take time to look at these books and maybe some of them may grab your attention and interest.

Here are some of the best selling books 2017:

JK Rowling by Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food by Jamie Oliver which sold about 716,071 copies.

Bad Dad by David Williams which sold about 567,818 copies.

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena which sold about 404,099 copies.

The World’s Worst Children 2 by David Williams which sold about 394,263 copies.

Origin by Dan Brown which sold about 373,705 copies.

Night School by Lee Child which sold about 341,778 copies.

Guinness World Records 2018 which sold about 301,348 copies.

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari which sold about 295,453 copies.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway by Jeff Kinney which sold about 272,357 copies.

The Book of Dust Vol 1: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman which sold about 261,391 copies.

JK Rowling has reclaimed the top spot with the “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”. Jamie Oliver managed to make a comeback in 2017 with the hardback “5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food”. David Williams also had a great year with two titles to his name. They are joined by Lee Child, Jeff Kinney, Dan Brown, and The Guinness World Records.

Reading books is really a great way to spend your time. Myth about Casino – Even though there is the availability of the internet, it is always a good experience to flick the pages of a book and have a good read.

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Myths About Online Casinos: Things To Know Before Starting To Play

Playing online games is a popular activity of the 21th century, due to the fact that there are more and more persons who enjoy spending their time in this way. But due to the fact that online casinos are also a good alternative for gaining money, there are some popular myths when it comes to this subject and here they are some of them.
To begin with, it is said that playing online games is just a way of losing money. But this is not true. You can have many benefits if you choose best online slots. For example, think about those days when you feel stressed out. Which is the best way of relaxing and forgetting about all of your problems? The answer is very simple: playing online games in a trustworthy casino. Instead of watching TV and receiving all those depressing news, you can find an activity which can help you get rid of tension. On the other hand, spending your time in an online casino can help you develop your attention and become a person who takes care of all the details. And you will see that this thing can help you when it comes to your job and career.

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Another popular myth when it comes to playing games in an online casino is that your success may depend on some strategies. But this is not true. In order to understand how things really work, you should know that there are some persons who may want to take advantage of your intention of gaining money fast and they will try to sell you some tips. Of course, it does not mean that you should not take into consideration any pieces of advice before starting to play, especially if they come from professionals. But be careful not letting yourself fooled.
Moreover, a very common myth when it comes to playing games online is that you should play only for winning money. According to specialists, first of all, you should understand the rules of the game, by playing for fun, and then, if you consider yourself prepared, you can start investing money. And the best advice which can be offered in this case is looking for best casino bonuses.
And even if it sounds difficult to believe, another popular myth is that only men should play online games. This is not true, due to the fact that women have the same rights as men. And the idea of a woman who plays games should not be considered a taboo subject.

Last but not least, there are some persons who claim that in order feel the adrenaline and enjoy the experience of playing games, you should go to a real casino. But, in order to gain experience and learn how to play, you should exercise your abilities at home first. Not to mention the fact that usually going to a casino also means dressing up in an elegant outfit. And if you do not feel like doing that, you can stay in your comfortable pajamas and enjoy the online experience.

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