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This is the story of the Greek navigator Ioannis - Apostolos Phocas (Fokas) Valerianos, whose Spanish name – Juan de Fuca - was given to the straits between the southern part of Vancouver island and the north of the Olympic Peninsula, somewhere in the faraway boundaries between Canada and the U.S.A.
As a young man, he left his native land, Kefallinia, and enlisted in the naval force of the Spanish Crown. With the huge sailing-ships he traveled to the newly found distant lands. In 1592, after living many adventures and inconceivable surprises, he discovered the straits that are now named after him – Juan de Fuca Straits- while in his time they were believed to be the mythical Straits of Anian.
Being very disappointed by the unfulfilled promises of the Spanish Vice King in Mexico and the King Philip II in Madrid he found shelter in his Greek home land, burying deep into himself the secret way leading to the uncharted straits.
By the time the Elizabethan Court, sworn enemy of the Catholic Spain, approached Juan de Fuca in order to support his second trip to the frozen Straits, it was too late. Death had already met the great adventurer...

Editions Kedros, 03/2007, 15.00x23.00cm softcover, 520 pages
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