Queen Victoria died 110 years ago today on January 22, 1901, ending the longest reign in British history. Her 63-year tenure saw the expansion of an empire upon which the sun never set. Born in 1819, in Kensington Palace in London, she ascended to the throne upon the death of her uncle King William IV, […]

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I’m updating this post with graphics received from Stuart Lindsay. See below. This article is the story of a lost treasure of pearls that took place in the California desert 400 years ago. When mulling over the idea of  a ship lost in the desert, it’s hard to believe the discussion is not about camels […]

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