Prodgers’ Adventures

Prodgers’ Adventures is a blog version of two books of thrilling travel yarns by forgotten Edwardian adventurer Cecil Herbert Prodgers, set in Bolivia, Chile and Peru, featuring annotated entries of around a thousand words each. The first volume, Adventures in Bolivia (1922), is available elsewhere online, but the other versions are full of OCR errors, and the PDFs are weighty scans. This version has been cleaned up and cross-checked against the original hardback. The second book, Adventures in Peru (1924), has never appeared before online, and is exclusive to Prodgers’ Adventures. There’s also a Twitter feed with occasional retweets of interesting Boliviana.

If you love reading about the Andes, Amazon, and armchair adventures, come and join our man Cecil as he faces danger from pumas, jaguars, piranha and candiru. Start here for the background to the project, here for the first book’s preface or here for the man’s own words.