Friday, September 16, 2005

My gal, Friday!

"British, Japanese and Chilean archaeologists have discovered the spot where Alexander Selkirk, the model for the castaway Robinson Crusoe, survived in solitude for four years and four months ... After a 13-year search, the team, led by Daisuke Takahashi, a Japanese explorer, believe that they have identified where the 18th-century sailor camped, cooked and kept a lonely lookout. The crucial breakthrough was the discovery of a fragment of one of Selkirk’s navigational instruments."


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