Oct 23, 2014
The fourth voyage to the west did not turn out to be of any great importance. Being left behind by the captain, Vespucci and the men that remained would catch birds with their hands and build a fortress. The fifth and sixth voyages of Vespucci were not intended to be expeditions of discovery, nope.. load those ships...
Oct 14, 2014
This voyage would change how the world was viewed, Mundus Novus or “New World” but, who cares, where is that passage to the orient?
If you would like to read the letters of Vespucci you can find them at: http://mith.umd.edu/eada/html/display.php?docs=vespucci_letters.xml
Oct 8, 2014
Three ships commanded by Juan de Ojeda along with the great pilot Juan de La Cosa and Amerigo Vespucci would sail off for parts unknown, well not quite. Please join me for what is considered the second voyage of Vespucci.
Sep 20, 2014
How could I talk about the discovery of America without involving this man, Amerigo Vespucci? His history relies so much on two letters written to a friend. He mentions a book that would cover the accounts of his voyages, a book never written? Or just never published and remains in someone’s deep dark cellar? You...