Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca – Part 2

In the final chapter on Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, the soldier and three survivors of the ill-fated Narvaez Expedition set out on a 2,500 mile trek across the America southwest and northern Mexico in a bid to return to Spanish territory. The march would be one of the greatest journeys of survival - as well as … Continue reading Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca – Part 2

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca – Part 1

In 1528, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca would wash up on the shores of modern-day Texas - a survivor of the ill-fated Narváez expedition. His story is really not one of exploration - but of survival - as he would spend eight years living and traveling the southwest of the United States and northern Mexico. It … Continue reading Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca – Part 1