And fewer still in the half-century since two wealthy New Yorkers, Brooks Baekeland and Peter Gimbel, became the first to do so, dropping by parachute onto a 10,500-foot-high grassy plateau in 1963.Lured by stories of Incan gold, ruins, “Indian taboos” and “sacrificial lakes in the sky,” the explorers instead encountered a primeval landscape of soggy bog, hilly prairie, and stands of pygmy bamboo.This summertime plant grows almost immediately into a sprawling, rangy, red-stemmed tangle that doesn’t get much more than a foot tall and spreads out to cover only a square foot or two of ground.It’s an Asian import from the tropics and has become “pantropic” to infest much of the southeastern U. It has become cold resistant enough to have taken a bite out of southern Illinois too.He knew that reaching the highlands by foot—during the height of the rainy season—would be a slog. Some of you have even followed through with subscriptions, which is especially gratifying.As part of the revitalisation of Camp Street culture, a new bar is opening in the art precinct.
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