The Deadly Call of the Amazon – Why Emma Kelty’s murder has us questioning the worth of unsupported efforts on the Everest of source-to-sea descents

By Jeff Moag Emma Tamsin Kelty spoke often of her ‘can-do’ hat. The expression pops up in the 43-year-old British adventurer’s correspondence with experienced Amazon paddlers who warned her about the dangers of kayaking the world’s greatest river alone and unsupported. That feat has never been accomplished for many reasons, from the difficult whitewater in

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