“The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain” – Bob Cooper
I think I’ve found it – a survival guide relevant to Australia’s environment and conditions.
First, let me introduce you to Mr Bob Cooper, the man who wrote it. If you’re into survival and outback adventures in Australia, the name would ring a bell. If not, well I’m going to introduce him to you. Described by the BBC as “a world authority on desert survival”, he’s been Australia’s survival legend for the past three decades. I’d call him the “John Lofty Wiseman” of Australia. Well in fact the book I’m about to review would be somewhere in the ranks of Lofty’s fantastic work “The SAS Survival Guide: A Practical Guide to Surviving Anywhere” which is my absolute favourite, super-duper, real deal survival guide applicable to many environments worldwide.
So here’s a bit about Mr Cooper courtesy of his website www.bobcoopersurvival.com where you can purchase this book “Outback Survival”, his outback survival kit, snake bite first aid kit, a couple of survival and documentary DVDs, some very special Aboriginal styled “Headsox” head wraps and signup for different levels of wilderness survival, first aid and tracking courses.
“For over 30 years Bob has honed his survival skills by learning from many traditional cultures. His experiences include living for extended periods with Aboriginal people in our Western Desert, sharing bushcraft abilities with the Bushmen of the Kalahari in Botswana also with the Lakota Sioux Indians in Dakota and jungle time with the Orang Asli people in Malaysia.
His roles have included instructing the Special Forces Units, conducting survival courses throughout Australia, lecturing with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Service on survival in the Mexican Desert and delivering […]