• "Paddy Leigh Fermor... would surely approve"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Captures the physical joy of travel wonderfully... a journey worth following"

    The Scotsman
  • "Eames has the adventurousness and pleasantly self-deprecating sense of humour that makes a good travel writer... Few will forget Eames's lament for the demise of the river in the modern era."

    Financial Times
  • "Eames is unquestionably a master of travel writing... both entertaining and illuminating"

    Good Book Guide
  • "A pleasant float through our emerging continent"