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Cataracts are good property with people who know how to turn them to account.
Niagara and Trenton Falls pay well, and the owners of volcanoes in Central
America might make money out of them by furnishing facilities to travellers. This
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. He was.
I stopped to copy the inscription, and while so engaged saw a travelling party
approaching, and knowing the jealousy of the people, shut my notebook and
rode on. The party consisted of two men, with their servants, and a woman.
It was the first time I had fallen in with travellers for the night. I have avoided
details in all places where I was partaking of private hospitality, but this was like a
hotel at home, in the main point that all were expected to pay. We had for supper
In the evening my proposed travelling companion and I called upon them, and
very soon a game of cards was proposed. The doors were closed, wine placed
on the table, and monte begun with doubloons. Captain R. and Don Pedro tried ...
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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