We set sail in December of 1606 but took months to hit land.As the Ship got closer and closer to land fall; my anxiety began to climb. I was a nineteen year old newlywed with a plan. I knew everything and packed our belongings aboard a ship and set sail for all new life that would be
In 1818 Bridger moved with his family to St. Louis and the son of a surveyor and an innkeeper, moved with Bridger. When Jim Bridger moved to St. Louis he learned how to take care of boats. Also he became a good shot and skilled woodsman. When Bridger took the formal education he demonstrated that he was smart
Born in Coventry, England he entered naval apprenticeship as he became an adult and set out to do his own exploration for Her Majesty. For three years starting in 1877 he explored New Britain the largest island of Papua and New Guinea and, at the time, largely untouched by white men. In 1883 he recorded the local culture and geography in Wanderings in a Wild Country; Or, Three Years Amongst the Cannibals of New Britain. In this
After they found themselves at a dead end due to icy conditions and low supplies, they could not return home and had to spend a winter there. When they finally decided to return, some crew members captured Hudson, put him in a tiny boat, and left him there to die. No, Henry Hudson never found what he was looking for. Regardless,
Here they rested for a week before Stuart led a scouting party north, finding good water for the main body to move up to. The next stage, however, proved more difficult. Five times Stuart and his scouts tried to find a route towards Victoria River without success. Finally, he headed north rather than north-west and was rewarded with a series of small waterholes leading to Daly Waters, about 150 kilometres north of Newcastle
A report of a missing teenager that did not reunite with his family after the evacuation. “We have to go back out there!” “Are you crazy? There 's no guarantee he’s even still in the park! He just didn’t reunite with his family!” “We still have to go out, it’s our job!” “Not when the storm of the century is on the way!” “Everyone shut up!” Warren yelled, sick of all this arguing. “We’re going back in after him!
The colony 's leader, John White, sailed back to England in the late 1587 since the colony was desperate for supplies and needed help defending against the Native Americans. John 's trip was delayed for three years. Once he returned to Roanoke island in 1590, all men, women, and children had disappeared from the island. White and his search party found the word "CROATOAN" carved into a fence post. White assumed this meant the settlers had moved to a nearby island of that name but the stormy weather prevented White and the others from checking the island.
Jean took his family, Virginia, 7 year old Ruth, 7 month old baby Henry and his mother-in-law, Maud (b 1845), for a month and a half vacation on their new property. As Maud kept a diary of the vacation we are privileged to have an idea of the Moos family experience in their first year at their summer residence on the lake and getting there. Jean himself had left earlier for Blackstone to make sure everything was in order to receive his family. An excerpt from the diary outlines the trip from Bethany W. Va. to Kelley Island: Friday, July 17th - ... We left on 9 o 'clock train. Made good connections at Wellsburg.
Soon after staying in Uncle Todd’s condo in Oregon for a few weeks, the duo traveled to Port Moresby in PNG and meet up with the rest of their backpacking companions to initiate their hunt for the lost plane. However, throughout the events of this book, Dylan changes from the disrespectful, self-centered, jerk he
Cabin Story My father said that we were going to my grandfather 's cabin in the woods of Colorado near Arrowhead Creek. Our grandpa said not to go out at night. We didn 't know how good of shape the cabin was because it hadn 't been used for fifty years, in fact we don 't know if even exist. Though we were going hunting and fishing. It been a couple hours since we got into the boat, we finally got there.