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 Post subject: Don't run whatever you do
Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 12:50 pm 
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hi there is a book by Peter Allison which I have read and LOVED it I can highly recommend it...I know there is also a book called Whatever you do,don't run.Also a good book but not the one I am referin to

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have almost finnished it, it is filled with humour, addrenalin rushes and more.

strongly recomended!!!!!!

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Don't run whatever you do ... Unless you've completed the "Rock Drop 101" course :twisted:

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Good book - just finished it - found myself wondering how come I am stuck behind a desk all day? Made me wish I had chosen a career in the bush too!!!

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Its a lovely book and I would heartily recommend it to the aspiring field guide/ranger.

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Pity Mr. lion does not get to the library.. :twisted: Love it though.

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nearly done...................................

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i have finished it!!!!!!!!! it is a really nice book and all wildlife lovers will love it!!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Don't run whatever you do
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I just finished this book. Very. Enjoyable. Read!!

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 Post subject: Re: Don't run whatever you do
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Hi
You all say what a good read this book is but do not say what it is about
Can anyone give us a rough idea
:lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Don't run whatever you do
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It really is a great read. :)

From the Back Cover
Whatever You Do, Don’t Run is a hilarious collection of true tales from top ­safari guide Peter Allison. In a place where the wrong behavior could get you eaten, Allison has survived face-to-face encounters with big cats, angry ­elephants, and the world’s most unpredictable animals—herds of untamed tourists and foolhardy guides whose outrageous antics sometimes make them even more dangerous than a pride of hungry lions!

Join Allison as he faces down charging lions—twice; searches for a drunk, half-naked tourist who happens to be a member of the British royal family; drives a Land Rover full of tourists into a lagoon full of hippos; and adopts the most ­vicious animal in Africa as his “pet.” Full of lively humor and a genuine love and respect for Botswana and its rich wildlife, Whatever You Do, Don’t Run takes you to where the wild things are and introduces you to a place where every day is a new adventure!

In 1994 Peter Allison set off for a year-long stay in Africa. More than a dozen years and hundreds of adventures later, he’s still leading safaris and collecting stories. Allison’s safaris have been ­featured in National Geographic, Condé Nast Traveler, and on television programs such as Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures.

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 Post subject: Re: Don't run whatever you do
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Hey all

Someone I know has this book, I would love to read it sometime and when I do I will tell you my experiences of it. Hopefully I get to read it soon Blue Marlon (you know who you are Mister!) Or else I will be a cunning little kingfisher and snatch it from your pond :mrgreen:

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It really is an awesome book!
Have read quite a few books from several game rangers/guides but this was definately one of the best.
One reason is the great humour of it!

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 Post subject: Re: Don't run whatever you do
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This book sounds great, any idea where i can purchase a copy from?


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 Post subject: Re: Don't run whatever you do
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Ok, I found it at Kalahari


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