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Stroll through the Town.— Baneful Effects of Party Spirit.— Scenes of Horror. —
Unpleasant Intelligence. — Journey continued. — A fastidious Beggar.—
Chinandaga.— Gulf of Couchagua.— Visit to Realejo. — Cotton Factory.—
Harbour of ...
... entered the town, one of the oldest and largest in Nicaragua, and though
completely inland, containing, with its suburbs, a population of twenty thousand.
We rode to the house of Don Sabino Satroon, who lay, with his month open,
snoring in ...
I had time to take a short walk around the town, and turning down the road, at the
distance of half a mile came to the brink of a precipice, more than a hundred feet
high, at the foot of which, and a short distance beyond, was the Lake of Masaya.
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
... elder traveller offered me the hammock, but I preferred the long chest, made
from the trunk of a tree, which in every house in Nicaragua served as a sort of
cupboard. CHAPTER II. Beautiful Plain.— Leon.— Stroll through the Town.—
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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