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Still On the High Seas: Tierra del Fuego and the Drake Passage

Greetings and salutations from the beautiful Crystal Symphony. Thought I’d say “hello” and tell you a little bit about what’s in store for us over the next few days. 610 more words


History Revisited, Veki Version

Kamakailan lang, naglabasan ang mga kung anik-anik (ano-ano)sa social media tungkol sa kakapusan ng kaalaman ng mga utaw (tao) sa kasaysayan ng Pilipinas (bakit laging nakaupo si Apolinario Mabini? 990 more words

Likaw Ng Utak

Twisted Terrifying Trip

November 1, 1520: Ferdinand Magellan’s ships enter a precarious stretch of water. Magellan, a Portuguese sailor christened Fernão de Magalhães in his native tongue, sailed for King Charles I of Spain. 553 more words


Snapshots: Mactan Shrine in Cebu

Mactan Island is a sprawling island paradise in the province of Cebu that calls to mind vestiges of precolonial Philippine history. The site of the historic battle between the island’s chieftain, Lapu-Lapu, and Spanish explorer Ferdinand Magellan, the island is now peppered with hotels and all sorts of establishment that cater to tourists stopping by via the Mactan International Airport, as well as neighboring islands. 182 more words


New Unit: Age of Discovery (1450-1700)

This week we begin a new unit-Age of Discovery (1450-1700). We will examine scientific discoveries, technological inventions, and visionaries who sparked an age of scientific innovations in Europe.   232 more words

Age Of Exploration

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


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