Uncommon Traveler – Mary Kingsley in Africa
Incredible story of Mary Kingsley who was born in England in 1862. Although Mary remembers her childhood fondly, by most standards, her childhood was sad and bleak.
She never attended school, yet she loved books and learning so she taught herself. This book covers her two trips to West Africa in 1893 and 1894. Her travels added to the knowledge of West Africa and most people were astonished merely by her survival.