“Possibly Elcano’s is the greatest nautical feat in History”



To María Saavedra Inaraja, director of the CEU chair dedicated to the figure of Elcano and The first travel around the worldThe only thing missing in these years of commemoration has been to build a ship and launch himself to trade in spices in the Pacific and to fight with the Portuguese in the Indian Ocean. The historian has put herself into the shoes of Magellan and Elcano’s expedition in a thousand possible ways, has conscientiously exploited their documents in search of more details and has attended various events and conferences throughout the globe to claim a journey that changed History forever.

He only needed to capture part of this experience and his knowledge about


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