On the journey back, Dias observed the southernmost point of Africa, later called Cabo das Agulhas, or Cape of Needles.
Dias named the rocky second cape Cabo das Tormentas Cape of Storms for the tempestuous storms and strong Atlantic-Antarctic currents that made ship travel so perilous. Back in Angra do Salto, Dias and his crew were aghast to find that only three of the nine men left guarding the food ship had survived repeated attacks by locals; a seventh man died on the journey home.
In Lisbon, after 15 months at sea and a journey of nearly 16, miles, the returning mariners were met by triumphant crowds. Despite his immense achievement, Dias was never again put in a position of authority. Following his expedition, Dias settled for a time in Guinea in West Africa, where Portugal had established a gold-trading site.
They reached Brazil in March , then headed across the Atlantic toward South Africa and, further ahead, the Indian subcontinent. At the feared Cabo das Tormentas, storms struck the fleet of 13 ships.
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In Bolivia, I heard this little joke: let's say that it's 2pm and you salute saying "Buenas tardes". She can say you: "Good morning. Recently being in Costa Rica I find just the word "Buenas" being used to say hello, any time of day. Where do you use this that sharp?
At leas if you are speaking in Spanish. Read the other answer, in Spain we don't do it like that, that's why I'm asking where do you use your answer.
I told you to read the other answer, the one of Javi and already accepted. I'm sorry, but when I wrote my previous comment I couldn't see your links, I apologize.
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