High Spots In The Andes Peruvian - Letters Of A Mining Engineer's Wife Josephine Hoeppner Woods Author
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HIGH SPOTS IN THE ANDES- Peruvian Letters of a Mining Engineer's Wife By JOSEPHINE HOEPPNER WOODS. Originally published in 1935. Contents include: I. RENEWED FRIENDSHIPS 15 II. THE JOURNEY TO BOLIVIA 23 III. THE HUANCHACA MINE PULACAYO FIESTAS . 37 IV. MORE ABOUT PULACAYO THE STRIKE OUR EXIT 59 V. LA PAZ COCHABAMBA ....... 77 VL CHOJNACOTA AMONG THE GLACIERS 95 VII, MORE ABOUT CHOJNACOTA 113 VIII. CLARENCE'S ILLNESS SUPERSTITIONSON OUR WAY TO SANTO DOMINGO 140 IX. THE SANTO DOMINGO TRAIL 166 X, THE SANTO DOMINGO CAMP 193 XI. BUTTERFLIES, MOTHS, BATS, INSECTS, SNAILS, BIRD, SNAKES, ETC. 227 XII. MISCELLANEOUS ROUND ROBINS .... 257 Patience 257 Returning to Peru After Seven Years in South America . 266 Losing a Gold Brick 271 Bootlegging and Revolution . . . .274 The Big Storm 281 XIII. THE STORY OF THE SANTO DOMINGO MINE . . 287 GLOSSARY 315 INDEX 317 ILLUSTRATIONS* Llama at Lake Huayatani Frontispiece FACING PAGE MoIIendo Landing 32 Potosi Hill from the Mint 33 Man Carrying Tin Cup o Bull's Blood to Sprinkle Over Doorpost and Lintel o Mine's Mouth . . 33 High Class Chola, La Paz 48 Indian Boy Selling Candles in La Paz 48 Chuncu Indian Boys, La Merced 49 Coca Plantation, La Paz Yungas 64 Market at Huancayo Selling Chancaca 64 Aymara Indian and Llama 65 Market, Cochabamba Valley 65 Pinnacles, La Paz 80 Alacitas, La Paz 81 Plaza Murillo ( main plaza) , La Paz 96 Beer Wagon, La Paz 9^ Making Chufio . , . . - 97 Huancayo Market 97 Carnival Dance Near La Paz , . . ^ . . 100 Indian Dancers with Ostrich Plume Headgears, Sorata, Near La Paz l Making Pottery, Cochabamba Valley 101 Indian Woman Weaving Poncho * oi * Grateful acknowledgments are made to Mr. C. S. Bell for nearly all the photographs. .

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