Black city of Colombia: San Basilio de Palenque

Came across this town in Columbia called “San Basilio de Palenque” it was founded by escaped slaves. I am going to add to this page with more examples so make sure to check back often.

Tustin USMC

I was recently in Orange County, CA and decided to ride by the old military base I grew up on, USMC Tustin. One of the biggest things (literally and figuratively) were the twin hangars, some of the biggest wooden structures in the world. I managed to snap a few pictures and get a video while […]

Who were the Moors?

sunlit fragment of map with land and water

The term “Moors” refers to the Muslim people of North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages. Between the years 711 C.E. and 1492 C.E., these African-descended Muslims controlled parts of Iberia, encompassing present-day Spain and Portugal. In this blog post, we will explore the profound influence of the Moors, focusing on their […]