One of Italy’s greatest ports and also one of the original, hugely powerful city states that pre dated the unification of Italy, Genoa today is a vastly under rated, beautiful city. 510 more words
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04 May 2014
San Diego, CA— Chocolate, considered by some to be the “food of the gods,” has been part of the human diet for at least 4,000 years; its origin thought to be in the region surrounding the Amazon basin. 518 more words
In Guadeloupe in the Caribbean a pineapple symbolizes hospitality. It has been said that when Christopher Columbus and his Spanish fleet first landed on Guadeloupe at the end of the 15th century, they knew they were welcomed if a pineapple had been left at the entrance to each village. 619 more words
Does Anyone Have a Time Machine?? I swear there's a light at the end of the tunnel! This system is fucked. The web of history never ends. Visualize. Evolve.
With the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1492, Latin America’s political development was changed forever. The insertion of Spanish domination over the indigenous population and the development of political systems for the economic gain of Spain left the region weak to foreign influences. 1,185 more words
I found a bit of solitude and country charm during my June visit to the small bean-shaped island of Grand Turk – more laid back and quiet when compared to many other Caribbean islands. 462 more words