Our Game is a Handful.

Our Game is a Handful.

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Viva España!


The Naval Museum in Madrid
My first mate Aimee and I are in Madrid at the moment and we were fortunate enough to be able to take time out for the Spanish Naval Museum.
 (editor's note: She isn't really my first mate, the details are complicated....oh never mind.)

A cannon circa 1492


A true spanish galleon design. I wished I could find a model like this with the sweeping decks



The Gallery on this model is fantastic.


Not Carry-on size.

Launches, not lifeboats.

Someone got lucky.



You think modern weapons are complex?



Hasta La Vista! 

What a piece of Junk

What are you saying dear?




Columbus: "What do you mean this isn't India? Ah left turn at Albuquerque I see..."

The Mother of the new world......














Taken in the Spanish/American war. We got Puerto Rico. Exchange rates have drasticly changed.



Example of copper plates



First edition 20,000 Luegues under the Sea.




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