RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Sagres school-ship, the main cadet training vessel of the Portuguese Navy, is coming to Rio de Janeiro.
The vessel, which will be sailing through the city from February 10th to 15th, is replicating the odyssey of the Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan, who made the world's first circumnavigation trip, which began in 1519 and ended in 1522. This voyage served to confirm the scientific understanding of the time and demonstrated that the Earth, as we know it today, was round.
The 89.5 meter long ship, built in 1937 in Hamburg, left Lisbon on . . .