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After a solo crossing of 21 days by jet ski, Spanish navigator Alvaro de Marichalar completed the route sailed by explorer and conquistador Juan Ponce de Leon when he discovered Florida 500 years ago, and now plans a four-month crossing of the Pacific Ocean, which will be his longest and perhaps last important feat. continue reading »
In 1513, Juan Ponce de Leon became the first European to set foot in Florida after making a voyage there for reasons that are still not clear, and Spain continue reading »
St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest city in the United States, pays tribute Saturday to Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon (1460-1521), who discovered Florida in 1513. continue reading »
Spanish adventurer Alvaro de Marichalar arrived on Wednesday in St. Augustine, Florida, after a 14-day solo journey on board his jet ski retracing the route explorer Juan Ponce de Leon took when he set sail and discovered Florida 500 years ago. continue reading »