The life of Vasco Nunez de Balboa
By Aaron and Theo
Vasco Núñez de Balboa's synopsis
He was born in Spain in 1475 and was an explorer and conquistador. Balboa helped assemble Darién on the Isthmus of Panama and became the interim governor. In 1513, he had led the very first voyage to the Pacific Ocean, but news of his findings were late to come for the king had sent Pedro Arias de Ávila to serve as the new governor of Darién. Ávila was jealous of Balboa and had his head chopped off.
Vasco's Early life and Exploration
This is Vasco's map that he went on.
He is in a boat sailing.
Vasco's picture with a ship behind him
Vasco doesn't know that there is another ship behind him.