Kayaking Siberia's Untamed River

Adventurers Amber Valenti and Krystle Wright are half of the all-women team that traveled 2,700 miles down the Amur River through the wilds of Mongolia and Russia. Along the way, they pushed their minds and bodies to the limit and learned that the journey planned is rarely the journey taken.

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