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The british explorer, As by Dikes, on Monday became the first person to complete a 4,000-mile trek on foot along the banks of the Yangtze river in China.
The 28-year-old explorer a long expedition through the world’s third longest river, Asia’s longest — a bout with a pack of wolves, blizzards, an earthquake, and the brutal cold.
“It feels great. It has not kicked in yet,” Dykes said, according to The Guardian, adding that the trip took two years to plan.
Environmentally-minded adventurer, was reportedly cheered on by family and friends, along with the Chinese supporters at the end of his historic journey.
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During this adventure, and nature threw out enough to his way. Among other things, that he was being followed for two days by the wolves, who had recently been killed by a woman. “We could hear them crying, and we were super-sensitive, of course,” he told the British news site. “We had to be vigilant. There were times when I thought, ” why do I put myself through in the past year?'”
He said it is seeing a lot of the plastic pollution along the journey. “The good news is that I’ve also seen a huge increase in the knowledge and understanding of their communities, villages, towns and cities along the way. People are becoming aware of the damage done to their water sources, and have been active in changing their ways for the better, it is amazing to look at.”
A ship is sailing in the Wuxia Gorge, one of the Three Gorges on the Yangtze River in Wushan County, in southwest China, back in March. (Xinhua/ via Getty Images)
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According to the banks, is one of the most difficult parts of the trip was the launch, at an altitude of 16,730 feet, the height from the base of the Mountain. Everest.
Dykes, who was born in the North of Wales, it had already been two other new products — and trekking across Mongolia, and the Philippines — before he was even 25.
The self-taught explorer, also published a book called “Mission possible”: a decade of living Dangerously.”