Books in category Travel – South America

  • Miniature Forests of Cape Horn

    Miniature Forests of Cape Horn
    Bernard Goffinet

    In the humid forests of Cape Horn, a single tree can host more than 100 species of little epiphyte plants.

  • V VA Travel Guides

    V!VA Travel Guides
    Viva Publishing Network, Paula Newton

    Viva members around the world contribute to the travel guides' creation and updating. They provide information concerning hotels, restaurants, tours, shopping and activities.

  • Primer viaje alrededor del mundo

    Primer viaje alrededor del mundo
    Antonio Pigafetta

    This work compiles his findings and describes his adventures at sea. Despite early differences, Pigafetta won Magellan's confidence and remained with him until the captain died in battle.

  • Bradt Travel Guide Paraguay

    Bradt Travel Guide Paraguay
    Margaret Hebblethwaite

    The only stand-alone guidebook to the country in English, Bradt’s Paraguay takes readers from the city sites of Asunción to the wild and underpopulated Chaco region and the historial Jesuit missions.

  • Frommer s Brazil

    Frommer’s Brazil
    Alexandra de Vries, Shawn Blore

  • Correspondencia oficial

    Correspondencia oficial
    Félix de Azara

    Estudio en la Universidad de Huesca y en la Academia militar de Barcelona donde se graduo en 1764. Sirvio en el regimiento de infanteria de Galicia y obtuvo el grado de lugarteniente en 1775.

  • The South American Diaries

    The South American Diaries
    John Hopkins

    While writing a novel set in South America, John Hopkins travelled back there to "reacquaint himself with the scene".

  • Cuzco and Lima

    Cuzco and Lima
    Clements R. Markham

    Published in 1856, this account traces Markham's travels through Peru to the city of Cuzco, discussing the ancient Inca civilisation.

  • Researches Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America with Descriptions and Views of Some of the Most Striking Scenes in the Cordilleras

    Researches, Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the Ancient Inhabitants of America, with Descriptions and Views of Some of the Most Striking Scenes in the Cordilleras!
    Alexander von Humboldt, Helen Maria Williams

    Humboldt vividly describes the geography and culture of Latin America in this 1810 travelogue, published in English translation in 1814.

  • Around Cape Horn

    Around Cape Horn
    Charles Davis

    This is his recollection of one of his first adventures at sea: sailing out of New York in 1892 on a voyage around Cape Horn, aboard the bark James A. Wright.

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