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Pizarro captures the Incan emperor Atahualpa

On November 16, 1532, Francisco ‪‎Pizarro‬ unleashed a surprise attack and captured the ‪‎Incan‬ emperor ‪Atahualpa‬. Despite having a ransom for his release, Atahualpa was executed. 14 more words

Carta de Carlos Pizarro a sua filha (ou: Carta para nossas vidas)

Carlos Pizarro foi um guerrilheiro colombiano, comandante do grupo M-19, responsável por assinar o acordo de paz com o governo e entregar as armas do movimento como prova de sua palavra. 982 more words

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Vasco Núñez de Balboa – Part 2

Balboa has established the colony of Santa Maria on the eastern shore in the province of Darien. But when the local natives tell him about the ‘other sea’ over the mountains – not to mention the kingdom where men drink from golden goblets and eat off plates of gold – the conquistador is ensnared. 306 more words

The Spirit Is Willing, But The Flesh Is Weak

Wandering through a graveyard, a sudden dizzy spell hit me. Was it the spirits of the place come to haunt me, or something else? 1,360 more words

Travel

CALCIO MASCHILE: MESSICO-GERMANIA 2-2

Pareggio con goals tra Messico e Germania nella prima partita del Gruppo C: 2 a 2 all’Arena Fonte Nova, con reti tutte nella ripresa. Due volte in vantaggio, i centro-americani si fanno sempre raggiungere dai teutonici: apre le danze Oribe Peralta di testa al 52° assistito da Michael Pérez, pareggia 6 minuti dopo Serge Gnabry servito da Niklas Süle; Rodolfo Pizarro prova nuovamente a portarla dalla parte dei messicani al 61°, ma Matthias Ginter al 78° salva i tedeschi dalla sconfitta con un colpo di testa, imbeccato da Julian Brandt.

Flash Da Rio

Lima - a 'very well organised' chaos

Thursday, 10th September 2015

Arriving in Lima is an interesting (understand puzzling, slightly scary) experience.

After a very smooth trip all the way from London to the capital of Peru via Madrid, I got in a private taxi and started a funny journey through Lima’s suburbs. 449 more words