But Bolivar had no boats, and the Apure at this point was wide and deep.
Its famous rapids of the Apure and Maypure were visited by Humboldt.
The only people with whom he can be compared are the inhabitants of the Apure plains and the Gauchos of the Argentine pampas.
Ten days after our flight from San Felipe we were on the banks of the Apure.
Adopting a desultory system of warfare, he obliged them to recross the Apure, having lost half their original numbers.
The most renowned of his exploits occurred when he had formed a junction with Bolivar on the plains of Apure.
This roaring noise was distinctly heard where the river Nula falls into the Apure, which is more than 100 leagues from Caraccas.
An abundant supply of arms, received from England, was sent to the patriot corps on the banks of the Apure.
Near the confluence of the Apure with the Orinoco is the town of Caicara, with a population of six or seven hundred souls.
Here—especially along the Apure—bird-life is particularly conspicuous.