As FitzRoy sails the Beagle to Bahia, he starts to buckle under the pressure of being captain when some of his crew succumb to tropical disease and the memory of a departed colleague haunts him. Back on land, Darwin and Syms are given a guided
Having arrived at Rio de Janeiro, Darwin and Syms leave the Beagle and explore the rainforest with a morally questionable Irishman, encountering unsatisfactory accommodation, cannons and tropical illnesses in the process. Back aboard the Beagle
After arriving at Bahia in Brazil, Captain FitzRoy reacquaints himself with an old college friend, who enrages Darwin by introducing them to a local slave owner. During their stay the crew unwittingly discover the dangers of the local carnival,
The Beagle arrives at the island of St Jago and, after meeting with the local governador, they find themselves on a guided tour. On their adventure they come across a very odd tree, attempt to naturalise some of the local wildlife and encounter
The crew of the Beagle are gathered aboard and ready for the upcoming second voyage of discovery, but first they have to somehow get out of Plymouth. In their way stand many challenges, including a hammock, a rock and Christmas day.
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