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The Lost City of Z  — The Movie, the Book, and the Real Story

The Lost City of Z — The Movie, the Book, and the Real Story

By Nicholas Asheshov — The Lost City of Z, the movie of the book by David Grann, has started the rounds at cinemas in the UK and opens on Easter weekend in the United States.  The film covers the expedition in 1925 of the Amazon surveyor and explorer Colonel Percival Fawcett, […]

COUNTRY NOTES: Downtown in The Lost Cities of the Amazon

COUNTRY NOTES: Downtown in The Lost Cities of the Amazon

— By Nicholas Asheshov — Some weeks ago two events, one of them startling, came together to pin-point the mysterious new conundrum of the Amazon. The first was the appearance on a busy riverbank in the Madre de Dios of a few dozen members of a previously-isolated group of Indians.  […]