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Across Unknown South America   By: (1865-1924)

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Across Unknown South America by Arnold Henry Savage Landor is an enthralling and captivating tale of exploration and adventure. Landor's firsthand account of his journey through uncharted territories of South America provides readers with a fascinating glimpse into a world few have ever witnessed.

The book takes readers on a wild ride across dense jungles, treacherous mountains, and vast plains, as Landor recounts his daring expedition across an unknown South American continent. With detailed descriptions and vivid imagery, the author brings the exotic landscapes and indigenous cultures to life, painting a vivid picture of his surroundings.

One of the most remarkable aspects of this book is Landor's unwavering determination and relentless spirit. Despite facing countless challenges and dangers, Landor's resolute quest for exploration pushes him further into the unknown. The author's bravery and persistence shine through his writing, making it impossible for readers not to become invested in his gripping journey.

Moreover, the book offers valuable insights into the indigenous tribes and their way of life. Landor's interactions with the indigenous people reveal a deep respect and fascination for their customs, beliefs, and traditions. Through his encounters, readers gain a profound understanding of the rich cultural heritage that exists in this remote part of the world.

Landor's writing style is both eloquent and engaging, carrying readers along on his expedition with purpose and excitement. His attention to detail is evident throughout, from the meticulous descriptions of the landscape to the encounters with diverse flora and fauna. This attention to detail allows readers to fully immerse themselves in Landor's world, experiencing the awe and wonder that he undoubtedly felt during his journey.

In conclusion, Across Unknown South America is a remarkable memoir that captures the spirit of exploration and adventure. Landor's storytelling is nothing short of exceptional, and his ability to transport readers to the heart of South America is truly remarkable. This book is a must-read for anyone with an interest in travel, adventure, and discovering the vast wonders this world has to offer.

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[Illustration: The Author.]

ACROSS UNKNOWN

SOUTH AMERICA

BY

A. HENRY SAVAGE LANDOR

WITH 2 MAPS, 8 COLOURED PLATES, AND 260 ILLUSTRATIONS FROM PHOTOGRAPHS BY THE AUTHOR

IN TWO VOLUMES

VOL. I

HODDER AND STOUGHTON

LONDON NEW YORK TORONTO

Printed in 1913

Copyright in the United States of America

by A. Henry Savage Landor

THIS WORK IS DEDICATED

TO

THE PEOPLE

OF THE

GREAT BRAZILIAN REPUBLIC

PREFACE

SOUTH America is, to my mind, "the Coming Continent" the Continent of the future. Everybody knows the wealth of the Argentine, Peru, Chile, and Bolivia; but the interior of Brazil, the largest and richest country of all, not unlike forbidden Tibet, was perhaps better known a century or two ago than now. Few people realize that Brazil is larger than the United States of North America, Germany, Portugal, and a few other countries taken together. The interior is practically a terra incognita although the ancient Jesuits and, at a later date, escaped slaves and native rubber collectors have perhaps found their way inland to a considerable distance.

When I started on the transcontinental journey I did not take Europeans with me. It is not easy to find men who can stand the strain of so long a journey. I was also not surprised, although I was disappointed, not to be able to obtain suitable officers in Brazil to go part of the journey with me, so that I might be relieved of a portion of the tedious scientific work of the expedition, especially taking and computing daily astronomical observations, to which much time has to be devoted... Continue reading book >>




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