“The evidence uncovered at Aguas Buenas corroborates the stories of Alexander Selkirk’s stay on the island and provides a fascinating insight into his existence there. We hope that Aguas Buenas, with careful management, may be a site enjoyed by the increasing number of tourists searching for the inspiration behind Defoe’s masterpiece.”
The name Selkirk seems familiar, but I never knew the story was based on a real incident.
Artist’s conception of what the real
Robinson Crusoe Alexander Selkirk may have looked like: