We just want to share this nice post written by our friends of www.timbercoast.com

I wasn’t the most attentive student in grade school but whenever the topic switched over to explorers and merchant traders, I’d be fully engaged.  Wow, I’d think, here are a bunch of guys seeking out the unknown on sails.  So why did they do it?

Seeking riches, forced labour, escape, curiosity, adventure, for the thrill…  As a youngster, those were the feelings I wore as I pictured myself alongside Magellan.

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