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"Pioneers' steps put in frame"

Pioneers' steps put in frame
trefwoorden: Panama - Darien - kolonisten
Like the Scots pioneers before them, they hacked through dense, forbidding jungle, not entirely sure of what they might find, but hopeful their gruelling challenge would pay off.
But unlike the 2000 Scots who perished in the disastrous attempt to establish a trading colony at Darien, in Panama, some 305 years ago, at least these explorers were not doomed to fail.
Indeed, for the BBC Scotland film crew and a team of a dozen archaeologists, the adventure into the wilds of the Panamian jungle was to prove particularly fruitful.
Lees verder in de: Scotsman (4 juli 2003)(gratis registratie vereist)

Op TV: Disaster in Paradise: BBC 2, donderdag 10 juli om 22.00 uur