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2008-10-09 21:00:21

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Trek through the dripping rainforests of the Amazon, going deep into the wilds where not only beasts hunt, but a fierce Indian tribe is feared for their inclined violence. Robert Howe's Tigres of the Night is a book about the extraordinary life of two missionaries ministering in the dangerous jungles of Ecuador. Living in the rainforest for sixty years can be a marvel, but living among an indigenous group known for its ferocious customs is...

2008-08-19 12:00:24

NEW YORK, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- This August, Amazon Beauty launches AMAZONBEAUTYSECRET.COM with a special week-long trip to the Amazon Rainforest at Ecuador's Luna Runtun Adventure Spa. This six-month "One With Nature Contest" will result in the announcement of one lucky winner. Amazon Beauty and Rahua(R) Hair Care Collection (http://rahua.com/), launched in 2007 by Fabian Lliguin and Anna Ayers, are inspired by the strength of Amazon tribal women. Together, they founded Eco-Agents...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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