Travel and History

Nathaniel’s Nutmeg

People were nuts over nutmeg and it actually started a war between England and Holland — and even led to a British invasion

For the last few weeks we’ve been in the Spice Islands (aka the Moluccas or Maluku Islands) after sailing about 300 miles up from Darwin, North Australia.



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James Marinero

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