The Cloud Forest
Peter Matthiessen crisscrossed 10,000 miles of the South American wilderness, from the Amazon rain forests to Machu Picchu, high in the Andes, down to Tierra del Fuego and back. He followed the trails of old explorers, encountered river bandits, wild tribesmen, and the evidence of ancient ruins, and discovered fossils in the depths of the Peruvian jungle. The Cloud Forest is his incisive, wry report of his expedition into this vast world to the south.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Grace.Van.Moer - LibraryThing
Adventure travel writing at its finest, absolutely enthralling, especially when you stop to contemplate the logistics of travel in the Amazon, pre-roads, telephone, etc. A wonderful read, by one of my favorite authors. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jason.goodwin - LibraryThing
Beautiful and meticulous: a travel book without any manufactured drama, just close and absorbing observation. Read full review