Opportunities: Jamie Leith in Darién
By Ian Hall
Published: November 7, 2013.
In July 1698, five ships sailed from Scotland on a secret mission; a final hail-Mary attempt to save both their economy and their country.
Their goal? To colonize Panama, set up a new trade route overland into the Pacific, and change the history of the world forever.
Street-smart teenager, Jamie Leith, inadvertently stows away, becoming shackled to the adventure.
This is his story, and much more.