In this landmark documentary, we reveal the inside story on this years most amazing adventure, allowing viewers to join one brave Brit as he takes on the last great challenge in the world of exploration...and succeeds. Using footage recorded throughout the journey, well see ex-soldier and explorer Ed Stafford undertake a quest that involved hardships beyond measure; deadly creatures, treacherous mountains, dense jungles, drug-traffickers and tropical disease. The story began in April 2008, Ed Stafford and his friend Luke Collyer attempt to become the first people to ever walk from the source of the Amazon River in Southern Peru to the mouth of the river on the Brazilian Atlantic coast. They believed it would take them one year and would involve walking 4,000 miles. In the end, two and a half years later, only Ed would make it to the Atlantic, having walked 6,000 miles; weaving around tributaries, bandit country and flooded landscapes. However, in the end he walked out of the jungle and into the history books, joining the ranks of great British explorers.