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#BaladaFreelancer Mendaki Gunung, Menuju 200 Tahun Letusan Tambora

Ada masanya ketika bepergian adalah hal yang sulit bagi perempuan. Persis seperti yang dialami Jeanne Baré, perempuan yang tercatat sebagai perempuan pertama yang berhasil mengelilingi dunia bersama tim ekspedisi yang diadakan Louis Antoine de Bougainville pada periode 1766-1769. 1,510 more words

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ADMIRABLE ADMIRAL BOUGAINVILLE & HIS EPONYMOUS FLOWERS ON ABACO

ADMIRABLE ADMIRAL BOUGAINVILLE & HIS EPONYMOUS FLOWERS ON ABACO

By the second half of the c18th, no respectable nautical expedition was complete without at least one naturalist or geologist on board. 334 more words

Abaco

A celebration of female travel pioneers

Flying back from Portugal a few weeks ago I was sat next to an old lady (at 90 I’m sure she’ll forgive me for describing her as that!). 1,257 more words

Travel

Photography: Bougainvillea & Vivid Reds

“The first European to describe these plants was Philibert Commerçon, a French botanist accompanying French Navy admiral and explorer Louis Antoine de Bougainville during his voyage of circumnavigation, and first published for him by Antoine Laurent de Jussieu in 1789.  43 more words

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A prince in Tahiti

After almost a month on Tahiti, Captain Cook and his men were still unaware that since the first British voyage to the island two years earlier, other visitors had been. 526 more words

Tahiti

Bougainvillea - Color A Day #54

I have always loved Bougainvillea.  Especially the bright “purple” variety.  Today I saw these blossoms beautifully highlighted in the sun, and had to capture them on “film”…OK, digitally on my iPhone.  197 more words

Historical botanical illustration of the day

Bougainvillea was discovered by French botanist Philibert Commerçon along the coasts of Brazil in the 1760s.

The naturalist named the plant after his captain Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, with whom he sailed around the world aboard… 130 more words

Botany