18TH CENTURY LIVING HISTORY, HISTORICAL TREKKING, AND LONG TERM SURVIVAL.
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Saturday, 24 July 2010
Alexander Selkirk's survival on Juan Fernandez Island 1704-1709.
The story of Robinson Crusoe written by Daniel Defoe, is believed to have been inspired by the survival story of Alexander Selkirk. Here is the list of items he was left with when abandoned on Juan Fernandez Island in 1709.
Author's Note: Does anyone know what an 18th century "flip-can" is?