Rome 107 A.D. Emperor Trajan had just returned from the conquest of Dacia ( soon to be renamed Romania ). In his wake came wagon trains carrying hundreds of tons each of Dacian gold and silver. Mo…
My name is Hugh Mascarenhas. I am a graduate mechanical engineer and a post-graduate in business management. Having worked in Industry for nearly 40 years, I retired in 2010 as chief operating officer of a group of companies and now live in Nasik, India. During the course of my work, and thereafter, I visited many countries, worldwide. While engaged in work related activities, I collected information on various aspects of each country I visited. My interests include history , archeology , travel , wildlife , philosophy , & geneology. You will find strands of these woven into the various blogs of my website www.wideworldexplorer.com. I would appreciate your comments on the blog posts or write to me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org View all posts by H.J.M.