Antonio Pigafetta, a Florentine navigator whom went with Magellan from the very first voyage around the planet, published, upon his passage through our southern lands of America, a strictly accurate account that nevertheless resembles a endeavor into dream

Antonio Pigafetta, a Florentine navigator whom went with Magellan from the very first voyage around the planet, published, upon his passage through our southern lands of America, a strictly accurate account that nevertheless resembles a endeavor into dream

The solitude of Latin America

Inside it he recorded which he had seen hogs with navels to their haunches, clawless wild birds whose hens laid eggs from the backs of these mates, as well as others still, resembling tongueless pelicans, with beaks like spoons. (more…)

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