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11 ways to experience the maritime tradition on a trip to the Netherlands, part 1

By the time I debarked from my two-month tall ship journey, not only did I know how to belay, sew sails, and polish brass, I had a healthy curiosity about the Dutch–this strange, tall seafaring race that taught me how to do all of that stuff. 1,021 more words

Real Ships

Guam 2015 and MM 2-18: Boat on the Beach

It was about an hour before sunset and we were strolling along Tumon Beach near the Reef Hotel when we came across these guys hauling their boat up on the beach. 221 more words


494 Years and One Day Ago Today

April 28, 2015: One of Europe’s most famous explorers – right up there in the ranks with Columbus (the Americas), Cabot (North America) and Vasco de Gama (India via Cape of Good Hope) – is Ferdinand Magellan. 620 more words


Kidlat Tahimik's Balikbayan #1: a quintessential Filipino indie film

Balikbayan #1 has nothing remarkable for the average Filipino moviegoer, provided he actually gets the unlikely opportunity to watch it. The film would probably come across as a bad movie even, given the Hollywood-satiated audience’s expectations of a ‘movie’: thrilling, spectacular, and highly entertaining. 956 more words


Beyond the storms lies the Pacific

In 1520 the explorer Ferdinand Magellan battled for a year to find a passage around the tip of South America, encountering some of the worst weather anywhere on earth. 123 more words


History Lesson 100 Essay

In 1480, in Portugal, a great explorer was born. His name was Ferdinand Magellan. When he was 10, he was orphaned, and then brought to a Portuguese Court, where he would grow for many years. 138 more words


Recess: Spring 2015 Syllabus

Recess (REC 100)
M/W 2-3:20PM
328 Hard Patch of Grass Behind The Library

Course Description:
Let’s face it – you need 3 more junk credits to graduate. 264 more words