May 7, 2021

Posts Tagged ‘Marco Polo’

02 Jun

Was Marco Polo an Explorer?

Marco Polo

An Explorer, A Merchant or A Writer?

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We all know Marco Polo and we remember him as a famous explorer. However, he was not really an explorer. He was a merchant from Venice. Why do we remember him as an explorer? We remember him today – 700 years later – because he did one thing that none of the other merchants of the day did – he wrote about his travels.

 

The fact that we even remember Marco Polo today is because he was a writer.

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