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Across Patagonia: Illustrated By Lady Florence Dixie
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Weary of her life in English society, during 1878–1879 Dixie travelled with her husband, two of her brothers and Julius Beerbohm in Patagonia in South America. There, she hunted big game and... More > ate it with gusto. On one occasion, while riding on the prairie, her party was overtaken by a huge prairie fire, and her horse bolted with her. On her return to England, Dixie wrote her book Across Patagonia, which discussed Dixie’s observations of the country and its inhabitants. Lady Dixie also shared her observations of Patagonia with Charles Darwin. Lady Dixie sent Darwin a copy of Across Patagonia; Darwin's copy of this book is part of the Library of Charles Darwin located in the Rare Books Room of Cambridge University Library. A hotel at Puerto Natales in the Chilean part of Patagonia is named the Hotel Lady Florence Dixie in her honour.< Less
Across Patagonia (Illustrated) By Lady Florence Dixie
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"Patagonia! who would ever think of going to such a place?" "Why, you will be eaten up by cannibals!" "What on earth makes you choose such an outlandish part of the world to... More > go to?" "What can be the attraction?" "Why, it is thousands of miles away, and no one has ever been there before, except Captain Musters, and one or two other adventurous madmen!”< Less
CB Journal By Patrick O'Connor
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The personal account by Lieut. Charles Brand, RN, of his journey across the Argentine Pampas and the Andes to Peru, and back, in 1827. Re-published from the Google Books edition, with permission.
CB Journal By Patrick O'Connor
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The personal account by Lieut. Charles Brand, RN, of his journey across the Argentine Pampas and the Andes to Peru, and back, in 1827. Re-published from the Google Books edition, with permission.
South American Chronicles By Steve Toon
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SOUTH AMERICAN CHRONICLES is a rich travelogue recounting Steve Toon’s six-month overland journey from Caracas to Patagonia and back up to Rio. Beckoned by ads in adventure travel magazines,... More > Steve resigns his job and finally decides to “just do it.” His adventures include a peek behind the world’s highest waterfall and an encounter with the famous hermit that first walked to them; a slow boat journey up the heart of the Amazon River; a grueling trek to summit a dormant volcano; a boat expedition into the piranha-infested rivers of the Ecuadorian jungle; a long walkabout over the Inca Trail to the Lost City of Machu Picchu; a jeep tour across the exotic wastelands of southern Bolivia; and a pilgrimage to Patagonia’s Torres del Paine.< Less
To the End of the World and Back (A South American Adventure) By Ian Middleton
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At the far southern tip of South America, surrounded by some of the world's roughest seas, lies the island of Tierra del Fuego. It's three days into the new Millennium, and Ian is about to set off on... More > the journey of a lifetime. Discover the wonders that lie at the end of this continent: spectacular mountain scenery and a thriving community of friendly people in the southernmost city in the world. Then travel back through the diversity of the long, thin country of Chile where he: goes to painful lengths to hike the mountains and touch a glacier, gets stranded in the desert, takes an ill-fated journey across the Andes before ending up on Lake Titicaca where, on an island that belongs more at the turn of the last Millennium, he gains a fascinating insight into the life of some Titicaca Indians. Finally end it all off with an illegal tour of San Pedro prison in La Paz, led by one of the inmates, Fernando, a drug dealer.< Less
South American Chronicles By Steve Toon
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SOUTH AMERICAN CHRONICLES is a rich travelogue recounting Steve Toon’s six-month overland journey from Caracas to Patagonia and back up to Rio. Beckoned by ads in adventure travel magazines,... More > Steve resigns his job and finally decides to “just do it.” His adventures include a peek behind the world’s highest waterfall and an encounter with the famous hermit that first walked to them; a slow boat journey up the heart of the Amazon River; a grueling trek to summit a dormant volcano; a boat expedition into the piranha-infested rivers of the Ecuadorian jungle; a long walkabout over the Inca Trail to the Lost City of Machu Picchu; a jeep tour across the exotic wastelands of southern Bolivia; and a pilgrimage to Patagonia’s Torres del Paine.< Less
South American Chronicles By Steve Toon
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SOUTH AMERICAN CHRONICLES is a rich travelogue recounting Steve Toon’s six-month overland journey from Caracas to Patagonia and back up to Rio. Beckoned by ads in adventure travel magazines,... More > Steve resigns his job and finally decides to “just do it.” His adventures include a peek behind the world’s highest waterfall and an encounter with the famous hermit that first walked to them; a slow boat journey up the heart of the Amazon River; a grueling trek to summit a dormant volcano; a boat expedition into the piranha-infested rivers of the Ecuadorian jungle; a long walkabout over the Inca Trail to the Lost City of Machu Picchu; a jeep tour across the exotic wastelands of southern Bolivia; and a pilgrimage to Patagonia’s Torres del Paine.< Less