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5 edition of Eight Years in the Amazon Headwaters found in the catalog.

Eight Years in the Amazon Headwaters

by Lila Wistrand Robinson

  • 255 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by AuthorHouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion: general,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Inspirational - General,
  • Folklore,
  • Social Science,
  • Inspirational,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Languages,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Religion / Inspirational,
  • Social Science-Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Amazonas,
  • Indians of South America,
  • Peru

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8486557M
    ISBN 101420834932
    ISBN 109781420834932

    The Aria Amazon is built along the lines of a traditional Amazon vessel. The ship’s 16 handsomely decorated air-conditioned suites face outward keeping the Amazon in full view through floor to ceiling picture windows. Interconnecting suites are also available, perfect for families. I spent quite a few summers 50 years ago in the area of the headwaters with my geologist father and 1 summer essentially tracing the authors journey down the river on land. The book did an excellent job portraying the North and the Yukon/5(53).

      The Marañón is a river of superlatives. It originates amplus foot peaks and flows off the eastern ramparts of the Andes from the Cordillera Huayhuash (a mountain range popularized in Joe Simpson’s mountaineering and survival epic, Touching the Void).As the main hydro-source for the Amazon River, the Marañón can be called the Upper : Bill Hatcher.   For instance, within York Durham Headwaters, there is a clever self-guided free audio tour called Temperance and Temptation. Travelers can take a guided journey back in time during the prohibition era, listen to a downloadable audio guide and experience music, food, drink and .

    In the Yasuní plot, he and field team members identified over , trees representing over 1, species in a hectare area, in a forest so dense, so poorly known, and of such high species diversity that the identifications required eight years of field and herbarium study to complete. Mr. Aria Amazon's expert guides, all under long-term contract, provide rich narrative detail about life along the Amazon. They enrich guest’s journeys to such little-visited areas as the remote Pacaya Samiria Reserve and the headwaters of the river, with stories about the life and folklore of the area. In fact, many of the guides grew up in Amazonia.


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