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In Search of Zazil Ha: The mother of modern Mexico

In the whole bloody saga of the Spanish conquest of Mexico, there are few stories more remarkable than that of Gonzalo Guerrero and Zazil Ha. Guerrero was a would-be Spanish conquistador who was shipwrecked on the unknown coast of the … Continue reading

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Decisions

When you come right down to it, life is about decisions. We are constantly deciding on a course of action, and dealing with the results. Many decisions are simple; what socks do I wear today? When do we have dinner? … Continue reading

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The Conquistador who became a Mayan war chief

The great thing about history is how weird it can be; how the most unlikely story can turn out to be true. I just released a book based on one of the strangest true stories you are ever likely to … Continue reading

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