4 February 2016

Winter Lecture: Life on the Edge

Explorer Benedict Allen, famous for not using a GPS, satellite phone or backup, shares some highlights from an extraordinary life as an adventurer.

From undergoing an initiation ceremony to make him a man ‘as strong as a crocodile’, to being shot at by drug barons while crossing the Amazon Basin with the help of the Matses “Jaguar” people – Benedict Allen’s stories will show his fascinating life on the edge.

Main image © Benedict Allen.

Please note, the lecture takes place at Tyndall Lecture Theatre, University of Bristol NOT Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. Parking can be difficult so please arrive an extra 15 minutes to allow plenty of time. Access on foot is via the Royal Fort entrance, along the path and to the left.

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