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The descent was almost perpendicular, in one place by a rough ladder, and then
by steps cut in the rock. I was obliged to stop while fifteen or twenty women, most
of them young girls, passed. Their water-jars were made of the shell of a large ...
... volcano to the lake. I met a travelling party, the principal of which I recognised
as a stranger. We had passed, when I turned round and accosted him in English ;
and after looking at me for a minute, to my great surprise he called me by name.
Entering through a collection of thatched huts, we passed a large aristocratic
house, with a courtyard occupying a whole square, the mansion of an expatriated
family, decaying and going to ruin. Late in the afternoon I walked down to the
I had passed through the village of Chichuapa when I heard a cry of " caballero"
behind me, and turning, saw divers people waving their hands, and a woman
running, almost out of breath, with a pocket-handkerchief which I had left at the ...
The sun was scorching hot, and as I passed the bungoes the boatmen asked me
if I had a passport. At the end of the canal, under the shade of a large tree, were
two women ; and they had been in that place three days, waiting for one of their ...
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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