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South America and Central America

Jean Dorst

South America and Central America

a natural history

by Jean Dorst

  • 207 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history -- South America.,
  • Natural history -- Central America.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean Dorst ; photographs by Rolf Blomberg [and others] ; maps drawn by Kenneth Thompson.
    SeriesContinents we live on
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH111 .D6 1967b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination298 p. :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14749127M

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    So I've considered just backpacking Central America or working my way up from somewhere in South America so I end in Panama or Costa Rica. I'm really hoping for an experience that awes and empowers me. South America fits that bill, but I do worry I'll spend a lot of the time in South America feeling rushed, tired and cold (other than in the. Home» Travel Blog» 7 Tips for Traveling in Latin America – Central and South America @lodgeoapp Latin America is an incredible place, like a collection of different worlds all stitched together into a tapestry of cultures, traditions, history and natural and man-made catastrophes, all of which have shaped the continent into what it is today.


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