My friends here is an article that Jorge M. González, an new contributor to Venezuela eXpats, submited to me this week. I have to admit that I have never heard of Ruth Robertson until Jorge sent me this article.
I am glad he did.
Have you heard of Jimmie Angel ? Who was he you may ask ? Many might not know who Jimmie Angel was but I can say he did make his mark in history.
Have you heard of Angel Falls, the highest & the tallest single drop waterfall in the world (3212 feet) ?
Well, Angel Falls is named after him. Not only did he discover the falls, he introduced it to the world. To put Angel Falls into perspective, Angel Falls is 2.5 times as tall as the Empire State Building and a full 15 times higher than Niagara Falls. Jimmie was a larger-than-life character, an experienced bush pilot and gold prospector, who accidentally discovered the falls in 1933 and named after him in 1937.