El Dorado

In the Footsteps of Orellana and Carvajal

By 03 December, 2013

When Gaspar de Carvajal, the Dominican friar, chronicled the voyage of Francisco de Orellana (1541-1542) down the Rio Napo and into the Marañon and thence to the Amazon in Relación*, his account was lodged in the Archivo de... Read Article