Thursday, October 23, 2008

On the High Seas

Magellan (click)

Just 488 years ago, Ferdinand Magellan arrived at Tierra Del Fuego (click) and traversed the straights that now bear his name. When he passed Argentina and Chile, he entered the Pacific Ocean and thus began Globalization. From Sugar and Spice and everything nice, we now get a Pandora's box of goods spanning the globe.

Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.)

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