Resultat 1-5 av 50
We rode to the house of Don Sabino Satroon, who lay, with his month open,
snoring in a hammock ; but his wife, a pretty young half-blood, received me
cordially, and with a proper regard for the infirmities of an old hus band and for
me, did not ...
The alcalde was a man about forty, who rode his own horse, and being a man of
consequence in the town, I could not order him to go faster ; his associate was
some ten years older, and physically incapable ; and seeing that they did not
I was too indignant with the alcalde to have anything farther to do with him ; and
bent upon making another attempt, on my return to the village I rode to the house
of the cura, to obtain his assistance in procuring men and making other needful ...
My own saddle hurt my macho ; and as his journey was nearly at an end, he gave
me his in exchange, which I rode on afterward till I left it on the shores of Yucatan.
He gave me, too, a line in pencil to a lady in Leon, and I charged him with ...
... works with which the Spaniards began the settlement of the country. At half
past eleven we left the lake for the last time, and entered an open plain. We rode
an hour longer, and reached Nagarotis, a miserable village, its houses built partly
Så tycker andra - Skriv en recension
LibraryThing ReviewAnvändarrecension - orchid314 - LibraryThing
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
GRT CALIFORNIA CKBK -CANCAnvändarrecension - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
Andra upplagor - Visa alla
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