Posts Tagged 'travel'


The desert of Namibia

On Friday, the 21st I Wither, 2009

Video of BBC Worldwide with the voice of David Attenborough does not console me to know that in the desert coloring of Namibia it does more heat still than in Spain. Route: Videosmundi Parecidos Zagora and his warning cartel Sahara, an odyssey in the desert Apology of the desert The Karakum desert (and 2): The ecological disaster of the sea of Aral
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Ida Pfeiffer

On Tuesday, the 31st March, 2009
Ida Pfeiffer

It turned to the world two times and lived between cannibals and hunters of heads Foto: Wikipedia “Meanwhile I look in vain for some epithet that characterizes fairly his extraordinary disposal at the adventure, comes to my mind, for example, that in the proximities of Rio de Janeiro it defends itself from a dangerous robber to...
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Knowledge lamp

On Saturday, the 28th March, 2009

Documentary on Alexandra David-Neel In the channel of YouTube of the UNED I have met a documentary on my admired Alexandra David-Neel, the woman first in entering the prohibited city of Lhasa and whom the monks Buddhists were calling ‘a lamp of knowledge’. In his book Mystics and magicians of the Tibet Alexandra he narrates of...
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Margery Perham

On Sunday, the 15th March, 2009
Margery Perham

Traveler and writer on African topics Margery Freda Perham (1895-1982) was born in Bury, Lancashire (England), on September 6, 1895. It was the youngest of the family - composed by five children and two daughters - of Federico Perham, merchant of wines and his wife, Marion. His grandmother, Maria Anna Needell, was a novelist. Seven children...
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The sailor Anne Jane Thornton

On Friday, the 6th February, 2009
The sailor Anne Jane Thornton

In the XIXth century there were not infrequent the women's cases that National Portrait Gallery was embarking disguised of sailors ©, London Anne Jane Thornton was born in Gloucestershire (England) in 1817 and she was a daughter of a prosperous merchant. After the death of his mother in 1823, his father moved to Donegal (Ireland) where it opened other one...
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Clärenore Stinnes

On Wednesday, the 22nd October, 2008
Clärenore Stinnes

In car across the continents Clärenore (Egg white) Stinnes it came to the world on January 21, 1901 in Mülheim (Ruhr, Germany) and she was a daughter of the multimillionaire Hugo Stinnes, proprietor, between others, of an important motorcars factory. In his book In car across the continents (Publishing Youth, 1930), Clara Stinnes starts by saying...
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Festetics of Tolna with the cannibals (and 2)

On Wednesday, the 6th June, 2007
Festetics of Tolna with the cannibals (and 2)

As it is narrated in the magazine ‘About The world’, of 1903 cannibals' Family of the island Simbo (photo: Rodolfo Festetics de Tolna) In the magazine About The world, 206, of May 15, 1903, was including an article about the trips of Festetics de Tolna, as it counts them in his book With...
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