6 juli 2010

329. Utsmykad

Barnens moster hade varit på Yoga kurs i det Columbus en gång kallade Indien. Med sig hem hade hon dessa pinglade fotlänkar. dagen till ära hade även mina tre döttrar fått nåla sina tånaglar.

Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506) was a navigator, colonizer, and explorer from Genoa, Italy,whose voyages across the Atlantic Ocean led to general European awareness of the American continents in the Western Hemisphere

Columbus's initial 1492 voyage came at a critical time of growing national imperialism and economic competition between developing nation states seeking wealth from the establishment of trade routes and colonies. In this sociopolitical climate, Columbus's far-fetched scheme won the attention of Isabella I of Castile. Severely underestimating the circumference of the Earth, he estimated that a westward route from Iberia to the Indies would be shorter than the overland trade route through Arabia. If true, this would allow Spain entry into the lucrative spice trade — heretofore commanded by the Arabs and Italians. Following his plotted course, he instead landed within the Bahamas Archipelago at a locale he named San Salvador. Mistaking the lands he encountered for the East Indies, he referred to the inhabitants as "indios"

Är tacksam för all kritik jag kan få, både ros och ris är välkommet. Passar bilden till temat?
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