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Letter: In the wake of Bougainville

Letter: In the wake of Bougainville

Dear Editor,

About your article in the last issue of the Phnom Penh Post, "Sailing in the

wake of Bougainville":

I am sorry but you make a mistake.

The journey of Bougainville was 233 years ago, in 1766, and not in 1866. The name

of his boat is

La Boudeuse, not La Bordeuse.

Dr Bernard Fabre - Teste

Calmette Hospital, Phnom Penh


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