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Voyage 1

Voyage 1
James' illustration of a bonito

Journal of a Voyage from Falmouth to Brazil & back

Sailed 11th August 1828 -
Returned 9th December 1828

Absent 17 weeks & 2 days

James’ first voyage took him via Madeira, Teneriffe, Pernambuco, Bahia & Rio de Janeiro. In the process, he experienced setting foot on foreign soil for the first time; his first 'crossing the line' ceremony and his first banana which he found had a 'sweetish insipid taste' that he 'did not like much'.

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