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Three famous visitors to the Amazon I bet you did not know about

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 12, 2012 3:00:00 PM / by PeruNature.com posted in rainforest expeditions, amazon basin, Henry Ford, Otto von Bismark, Theodore Roosevelt

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This is not about celebrities. It’s about historical figures. You know, Abraham Lincoln or Vladimir Lenin. And, to be fair, I got these from the excellent book on the history of the Amazon:Tree of Riversby John Hemming. You have to enjoy the Amazon to cover its 400 pages, but it is a superbly researched and well written book (so is Hemming’s other book, the Conquest of the Incas). Anyway, without further ado, here they go:

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