Man’s Last Chance: Impressions of Central America

By Klas Lundström

Think about isolated zones, and you'll end up in Latin America's most gridlocked valleys: the Mosquito Coast, in the heart of Central America, and "Fireland", or Tierra del Fuego, at the end of the world, only a strait from Antarctica. Your company: Charles Darwin, Bruce Chatwin and a fictional American family.

In common, both the Mosquito Coast and Patagonia depend much on their own seperate exposure, their own peculiar ways to choke the visitor (and perhaps even their own inhabitants). From time to time, the grip eases; only to allow some strange and colorful even...

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