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Rambles in New Zealand

by John Carne Bidwill

In this, Bidwill shares his experiences of exploring the country's vast wilderness, including the rugged mountains, dense forests, and pristine rivers. He also provides insights into the culture and customs of the Maori people, whom he encountered during his travels. Bidwill's vivid descriptions of New Zealand's natural wonders make the book an important historical document, offering a glimpse into a time when the country's landscape was largely unexplored and untouched by modern development. The book also provides valuable insights into the botanical discoveries that Bidwill made during his travels, adding to his already extensive knowledge of botany. For those interested in the history of New Zealand and the early exploration of the country, "Rambles in New Zealand" is a must-read. Bidwill's passion for exploration and his love of nature shine through in his writing, making the book a captivating and insightful read. Overall, "Rambles in New Zealand" is a testament to Bidwill's legacy as a pioneering botanist and explorer, and a valuable addition to any collection of travel literature.

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John Carne Bidwill was a prominent Australian botanist, explorer, and author. He was born on May 11, 1815, in Stoke Damerel, Devon, England, and later moved to Australia, where he made significant con...

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