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I descended to the side of the crater, and walked along the edge, looking down
into the area. Toward the other end was a growth of arbolitos or little trees, and in
one place no grass grew, and the ground was black and loamy, like mud drying ...
At length, after five hours of most severe toil among the rugged heaps of lava, I
descended to the place where we had left our provisions. Here I seized the
calabash of water, and stood for several minutes with my face turned up to the
... the mountains of Esquipulas. Here we were overtaken by Don Carlos Rivas, a
leading Liberal from Honduras, flying for life before partisan sol- \ THERMAL
SPRINGS. 45 diers of his own state. We descended 44 INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL.
We descended to the bank of the river, and followed it through a wild forest,
which had been swept by a tornado, the trees still lying as they fell. At the
crossing-place the valley of the r.ver was half a mile wide ; but being the dry
season, on this ...
Soon after we descended a wild mountain-pass, and entered La Barranca de
Guaramal, a narrow opening, with high perpendicular sides, covered with bushes
, wild flowers, and moss, and roofed over by branches of large trees, which ...
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John Stephens was an American diplomat sent by the U.S. government in the 1840s to establish contact with the people of Central America and Southern Mexico, and in many cases was the first white ... Läs hela recensionen
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Stephens's book, first published in two volumes in 1841, has been abridged by Karl Ackerman, a freelance writer. Stephens made his journey in 1839-40, accompanied by an artist, Frederick Catherwood ... Läs hela recensionen
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Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, Volym 2
John L. Stephens
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1871
Incidents of travel in Central America: Chiapas and Yucatan
John Lloyd Stephens
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1858
Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan;, Volym 1
John Lloyd Stephens
Ingen förhandsgranskning - 2017