Flying Over South America: Twenty thousand Miles air by Annie Peck

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Flying Over South America: Twenty thousand Miles by air by Annie Peck
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Annie Smith Peck was a mountain climber known for her trailblazing adventures. In 1929–30, Peck traveled by air around South America in order to show how easy and safe it was for tourists. Her journey was the longest by air by a North AmericanMoreAnnie Smith Peck was a mountain climber known for her trailblazing adventures. In 1929–30, Peck traveled by air around South America in order to show how easy and safe it was for tourists.

Her journey was the longest by air by a North American traveler at the time. She published her fourth and last book after her return Flying Over South America: Twenty Thousand Miles by Air. In 1930, she was awarded the Decoration al Merito by Luis E. Feliú, the consulate of Chile, on behalf of the Chilean Government.Annie Peck was a pioneer in womens rights, and was a powerful role model for women. Her trip to South America takes you back to the roaring twenties, and the beginnings of commercial air travel.

She personally knew Wilbur Wright, Amelia Earhart, and many others.This book is a fascinating look at the life of an adventurous and brave woman, who traveled the world and wrote about it in this book. Its a great historical read that will captivate you with its charm.



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