Vasco da Gamma

learn about vasco and his journey

vasco da gamma

Vasco da Gamma:intro

Vasco da Gamma was a famous explorer.The reason he was famous was because he was the first European explorer to find India .Vasco da gamma was sent to gather spices.

Vasco da Gamma:life

Vasco da Gamma was born in Sines, Portugal in the mid 1460's. When 15 prince Henry ordered vasco to fight PIRATES!!! When vasco was sent to find India by prince Henry most of his crew died by scurvy in 1 year! When vasco reached India or the indies it took him 1 year or more. Vasco made it to Indies in 1498 that was along time ago and a long journey too.