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Originally Posted by ffiill View Post
Slocum-his single handed voyage around the world-no engine-only a pair of oars.

Cooks Voyages of Discovery-there is one amusing episode where the ships Doctor who wrote the journal spends several pages describing symptoms amongst the natives that are just like those of Syphilis-but how could this be as ships crews would never fratenise with the natives!!
I loved Slocum's dry humor. Especially how he referred to himself as the "spray's crew"!

As for the natives....must not have put toilet paper down on the commode seats like my grandmother taught me!
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