RIVER OF DARKNESS: Francisco Orellana and the Deadly First Voyage Through the Amazon
In 1541, Spanish conquistador Gonzalo Pizarro and his lieutenant Francisco Orellana searched for La Canela, South America's rumored Land of Cinnamon, and the fabled El Dorado. Lost in the swampy labrinth, they made the fateful decision to separate. While Pizarro returned home in rags, Orellana and 57 men continued into the unknown reaches of the Amazon jungle and river. Photos.
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