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At a short distance from the city we met a little negro on horseback, dressed in the
black suit that nature made him, with two large plantain leaves sewed together for
a hat, and plantain leaves for a saddle. At the distance of two leagues we ...
... in another place he says, " Three leagues from the city of Masaya is a small hill,
flat and round, called Masaya, being a burning Mountain, the Mouth of it being
half a League in Compass, and the Depth within it two hundred and fifty Fathoms.
To send them to the lake and back would give them a journey of two leagues ;
and to save them I bought water, which was measured out in a gourd holding
about a quart. At about a league's distance we came in sight of the Lake of
The Lake of Managua, from observation and information without survey, is about
fifteen leagues long and thirty- five in circumference, and averages ten fathoms of
water. There is not a single stream on the contemplated line of canal from this ...
The harbour, Huarros says, is capable of containing a thousand ships ; but, being
two or three leagues distant, I was unable to visit it. The town, consisting of two or
three streets, with low straggling houses, enclosed by a thick forest, was ...
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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