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Ferdinand Magellan and the Circumnavigation of the World - Part 1

In the first episode of our multi-part series on Ferdinand Magellan, we find the navigator being rejected by his native Portugal, and turning to Spain to back his expedition to find the legendary Spice Islands via a westerly trade route. 7 more words

Ferdinand Magellan

Explorers - haiku by Dennis Lange

Magellan
Around the melon
In three years.

Balboa’s
Find was specific:
Pacific.

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photo by Kriss Szkurlatowski at
http://www.rgbstock.com/photo/mhYuk8Q/Old+maritime+map

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* The haiku I write are lines of 3-5-3 syllables instead of 5-7-5. 19 more words

Poetry

pacific (pəˈsifik)

Colorful sea glass can be found at Del Monte Beach in Monterey, California.

The Pacific Ocean tranquilly laps at the beach with the city of Monterey in the background. 186 more words

Etymology

THOUGHTS - MANUSIA PERTAMA MENGELILINGI DUNIA - ENRIQUE DE MALACCA?

Sejarah kerapkali di’putih’kan oleh bangsa Kaukasia. Daripada Jesus dan Pharaoh sehinggalah kepada siapa yang pertama mengelilingi dunia.

Walaupun Ferdinand Magellan menjadikan perjalanan mengelilingi dunia sebagai misinya, namun takdir tidak menyebelahinya apabila beliau dibunuh di Filipina. 226 more words

Coret-coret Santai

A new world

The 4th of July is a good day to blog about Europe’s "Age of Discovery". This is commemorated in the immense memorial (above) raised in Belem area of Lisbon in 1960 on the 5th centennial of the death of… 1,149 more words

History

25 Kawasan Yang Dilalui Enrique Melaka Akan Membuatkan Kita Rasa WOW

Selepas Melaka jatuh ke tangan Portugal, bukan sahaja harta negara yang dirampas, malah rakyat Melaka ada yang turut dijadikan tawanan.

Magellan dan Diego Lopez de Sequiera adalah wakil Portugal yang pertama berlayar ke Melaka pada 1 September 1509 dan menjadi ‘mata-mata’ sebelum Melaka ke tangan Portugal. 232 more words

Baca Reviu

Mactan Shrine: The Symbol of the Original Filipino Grit

Beyond the typical exterior of the Mactan Shrine park, where both public and private transportation traverse forming part of the daily grind of Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City lies the hallow ground, where one fateful day a long time ago, a fierce battle was fought in the name of freedom and love. 1,440 more words

Cebu