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Orinoco adventure

Hector Acebes

Orinoco adventure

by Hector Acebes

  • 109 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South America
    • Subjects:
    • South America -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementillustrated with photoraphs by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2223 .A3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination281 p.
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6152544M
      LC Control Number54005367
      OCLC/WorldCa2480210

      Day 1: Arrive to Bogota, transfer to 4* Marriott Courtyard hotel and overnight. Day 2: Commercial flight to Puerto Carreño and onwards by 4 x 4 to Camp 1. Days 3 - 4: Fish for two days for Payara and Sardinata on the Rio Orinoco Day 5 - Move to Camp 2 up the Rio Tuparro and fish for Peacock Bass (and other species) for seven days Day Move back to the Orinoco and fish . The author traveled alone and took his own photographs. This is the same book as the American edition published by Doubleday under the title, "Orinoco Adventure". This English version is slightly smaller, has fewer pages (though the text is unabridged), and contains eight photographs less than the American version. Neither version is common.

      Might I suggest The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen for the list. This is the first English language biography of the greatest Polar explorer, that includes all of Amundsen's adventures - the first sailing of the Northwest Passage, the first to reach the South Pole, navigating the Northeast Passage, pioneering airplanes to fly to the North Pole (from Alaska and then from . Orinoco: An adventure story Dane Martin was dragged up in an orphanage put through an indifferent high-school education which fitted him for very little. He, and his best friend Tommy Garner, steal cars and sell them to oil-rich Arabs.

      The Mighty Orinoco (), Jules Verne's novel of scientific adventure along Venezuela's Orinoco River, appears in its first English translation, along with an introduction and notes by Walter Jame. Venezuela, - The Orinoco Adventure - a visit to Angostura (now Ciudad Bolivar) - Waterton's adventure: background information about s Waterton was still managing the family plantations in Demerara at this time.


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