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...
Sep 5, 2014
Why should the Spanish have all the fun? Other European Nations started exploring to the west to rediscover the lands in that direction. The passage to the orient would be the prize.