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John Blashford-Snell set off through dense rain-forest with a full team of jungle bashers, archaeologists, soldiers and scientists to reach the spot where Paititi's dangerously snake-infested ruins were supposed to b. .

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London, John Murray 2002. John Blashford-Snell heads back to the jungle, Times Online, 16 May 2009.

by Richard Snailham and John Blashford-Snell.

Richard Snailham, also a veteran explorer, taught at Sandhurst and now leads tours to Bolivia, Peru and Ethiopia.

He is one of the founders of the Scientific Exploration Society, launched Operations Drake and Raleigh, and is the author of several bestselling books. Richard Snailham, also a veteran explorer, taught at Sandhurst and now leads tours to Bolivia, Peru and Ethiopia. Country of Publication.

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London, Daily Telegraph, 1982. Mysteries: encounter with the unexplained. London, John Murray 2002.

The first was to determine if a reed boat could navigate its way from the Bolivian coca region to the Atlantic, thus making some sense out of why cocaine was found in the ancient, mummified body of an Egyptian princess. Blashford-Snell may have come up short on scientific results, but not even a mad dog would challenge him to a sitting contest in the noonday sun. (25 color photos).

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The mythical land of Great Paititi, east of the Andes, attracted conquistadors, archaeologists, adventurers and even, more recently, Nazis fleeing justice. John Blashford-Snell has always felt the lure of lost cities and in particular of Paititi, the city the Spanish conquistadors called El Dorado. In May 2001, he set off through dense rainforest with a full team of jungle-bashers, archaeologists, soldiers and scientists to reach the area where the dangerously snake-infested ruins were believed to be. What they found was not a city but what seemed to be an ancient centre for ritual. The success of two earlier expeditions, Kota Mama I and II, had shown that ancient peoples could have sailed boats made of reed from Lake Titicaca southwards and eastwards to the Atlantic. Now Blashford-Snell set off to prove that the ancient peoples of Paititi could have used the long succession of ever-widening rivers that end at the mouth of the Amazon as trade routes to the Old World. Kota Mama III, a reed trimaran, with three jaguar figureheads, faced a frightening 500 kilometres of rapids to prove the point. This account of a hair-raising journey through the little-known heart of South America is in the tradition of the best adventurous travel.
East to the Amazon download epub
Author: Richard Snailham,John Blashford-Snell
ISBN: 0719560322
Category: Travel
Language: English
Publisher: John Murray Publishers Ltd; 1st edition (October 24, 2002)
Pages: 256 pages