Posted inAge of Exploration

Patagones, the “Three-meter-tall giants” that Magellan Found at the Southern Tip of America

In 2022, the 500th anniversary of the First Circumnavigation of the World was celebrated, the Spanish maritime expedition that allowed for global circumnavigation and opened a route to the Spice Islands as an alternative to the route along the southern tip of Africa, which was monopolized by Portugal. It was a grand adventure in which […]

Posted inArchaeology

Archaeologists discover Astronomical Petroglyphs and hitherto Unknown Paintings of Pueblo Culture

Archaeologists from Poland have been conducting excavations and research in Colorado for over a decade. Led by Professor Radosław Palonka from Jagiellonian University in Kraków, the team has made some unexpected discoveries at an ancient settlement site located on the Mesa Verde plateau near the border of Colorado and Utah. This picturesque region is well […]

Posted inModern Era

When Choctaws gave everything they owned to help the Irish during the Great Famine of 1847

Ireland is a highly appreciated destination for a certain sector of travelers seeking something different from the classic sun and beach tourism. Landscape, mythology, music and literature are its main attractions, so it is not unusual for more than one reader to have visited Cork, one of the most popular cities in the country. Well, […]