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Sacred Monkey River

A Canoe Trip with the Gods

by Christopher Shaw

  • 147 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canoeing & kayaking,
  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • Usumacinta River Valley (Guatemala and Mexico),
  • Religion,
  • Lacandon Indians,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - General,
  • Usumacinta River Valley (Guate,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Latin America - Mexico,
  • Central America,
  • Antiquities,
  • Mayas

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9698409M
    ISBN 100393048373
    ISBN 109780393048377

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New York/London: W. Norton & Company, (). (). Very good. - Octavo, boards in a dust wrapper. The rear panel of the dust wrapper is lightly rubbed & the bottom corner of its front panel is lightly creased. pages.

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The journey had several highlights including the Mayan cities of Yaxchilán and Piedras Negras, cenotes, lagoons, waterfalls, and giant river beaches. The Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary is located within walking distance of downtown Ubud, roughly one mile ( kilometers) away.

To get there from Raya Ubud, the town’s main street, turn south onto Monkey Forest Road and continue downhill to the sanctuary. SACRED MONKEY RIVER: A Canoe Trip with the Gods by Christopher Shaw (WW Norton and Company hb, pp[pounds sterling]) The Usumacinta river has long been a lifeline for those living in the rainforests of Mexico and Guatemala.

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Shaw, MONKEY RIVER: A Canoe Trip with the Gods. Octavo, boards in a dust wrapper. The rear panel of the dust wrapper is lightly rubbed &. Sacred monkey river: a canoe trip with the gods by, unknown edition. Interestingly, Josephus believed that it referred to the Indus River, which flows through India as well,7 which some connect to the present-day city of Havelian that lies on the upper Indus River, between Kashmir and Pakistan The name of the second river is Gichon; that is the one that encompasses all the land of Cush.The name of our company was inspired by the Rio Usumacinta or “Sacred Monkey River”.

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