The Five-Year Voyage: Exploring Latin American Coasts and Rivers (Paperback)

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The Five-Year Voyage: Exploring Latin American Coasts and Rivers (Paperback)

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From the author of Three Years in a 12-Foot Boat comes an expedition of even grander scope, this time with Ginny, his brave sweetheart. Together they fashion a tiny craft in which they row and sail from Florida to the Caribbean along the coast of Central and South America. Though storm-battered and robbed at knife-point, they ascend the Orinoco River to a remote steam connecting with the Amazon. They descend this to Manaus, then climb another tributary south through Bolivia. After a portage they transit the world's largest swamp, then float down the Paraguay to Argentina. Returning via other rivers, they pause to have a son. Steve sails homeward alone to safeguard baby George, but shipwrecks in surf. Written with humor and keen observation, this is the honest account of an unprecedented odyssey.

Product Details ISBN: 9780966933710
ISBN-10: 0966933710
Publisher: Seekers Press
Publication Date: April 5th, 2022
Pages: 241
Language: English