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Buddy Levy's River of Darkness: The Adventure of Francisco Orellana Break It Down Show

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Buddy Levy's River of Darkness: The Adventure of Francisco Orellana - Explore the captivating journey of Francisco Orellana in Buddy's book "River of Darkness," a remarkable tale that reads like fantasy fiction but is undeniably true. Join us as we delve into the odyssey of Orellana, which traces the monumental first European voyage across the vast Amazon basin. With limited provisions, Orellana and his men courageously ventured over 1500 miles into uncharted territory, chronicled by Gaspar de Carvajal. Discover the legacy Orellana left in the Amazon basin, including naming the Rio Negra, and his interactions, often tumultuous, with numerous native tribes, including Amazonian women. The richness of details is astounding, too extensive to cover here—so we urge you to get your hands on "River of Darkness." Don't miss Buddy Levy's engaging conversation with Pete A Turner on the Break It Down Show, available now on your favorite podcast platform. And for an in-depth exploration, grab your copy of "River of Darkness" on Amazon at   Please support the Break It Down Show by doing a monthly subscription to the show  All of the money you invest goes directly to supporting the show!   For the  of this episode head to  Haiku Voyage through the wild, Orellana's truth unveiled, Amazon's secrets.   ​​Similar episodes: Lord Nelson  Bryan Fuller  Rico Alvies  Join us in supporting Save the Brave as we battle PTSD.  Executive Producer/Host: Pete A Turner  Producer: Damjan Gjorgjiev  Writer: Dragan Petrovski  The Break It Down Show is your favorite best, new podcast, featuring 5 episodes a week with great interviews highlighting world-class guests from a wide array of shows.

Buddy Levy's River of Darkness: The Adventure of Francisco Orellana - Explore the captivating journey of Francisco Orellana in Buddy's book "River of Darkness," a remarkable tale that reads like fantasy fiction but is undeniably true. Join us as we delve into the odyssey of Orellana, which traces the monumental first European voyage across the vast Amazon basin. With limited provisions, Orellana and his men courageously ventured over 1500 miles into uncharted territory, chronicled by Gaspar de Carvajal. Discover the legacy Orellana left in the Amazon basin, including naming the Rio Negra, and his interactions, often tumultuous, with numerous native tribes, including Amazonian women. The richness of details is astounding, too extensive to cover here—so we urge you to get your hands on "River of Darkness." Don't miss Buddy Levy's engaging conversation with Pete A Turner on the Break It Down Show, available now on your favorite podcast platform. And for an in-depth exploration, grab your copy of "River of Darkness" on Amazon at   Please support the Break It Down Show by doing a monthly subscription to the show  All of the money you invest goes directly to supporting the show!   For the  of this episode head to  Haiku Voyage through the wild, Orellana's truth unveiled, Amazon's secrets.   ​​Similar episodes: Lord Nelson  Bryan Fuller  Rico Alvies  Join us in supporting Save the Brave as we battle PTSD.  Executive Producer/Host: Pete A Turner  Producer: Damjan Gjorgjiev  Writer: Dragan Petrovski  The Break It Down Show is your favorite best, new podcast, featuring 5 episodes a week with great interviews highlighting world-class guests from a wide array of shows.

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