The Catalan Atlas is the most important Catalan map of the medieval period. It was produced by the Majorcan cartographic school and is attributed to Cresques Abraham (also known as “Abraham Cresques”), a Jewish book illuminator who was self-described as being a master of the maps of the world as well as compasses.

The Catalan Atlas is the most important Catalan map of the medieval period. It was produced by the Majorcan cartographic school and is attributed to Cresques Abraham (also known as “Abraham Cresques”), a Jewish book illuminator who was self-described as being a master of the maps of the world as well as compasses.

La Manga, vista aerea ( Murcia, Spain ) www.facebook.com/loveswish - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

La Manga, vista aerea ( Murcia, Spain ) www.facebook.com/loveswish - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

a map of the known world reconstructed from the writings of Roman geographer Pomponius Mela c.43 A.D. ~ Dr. Konrad Miller

a map of the known world reconstructed from the writings of Roman geographer Pomponius Mela c.43 A.D. ~ Dr. Konrad Miller

Greece and Italy might get more attention when it comes to Mediterranean beaches, but Turkey's southwestern coast is home to some beautiful options including the small sandy cove at Kaputas Beach.

Greece and Italy might get more attention when it comes to Mediterranean beaches, but Turkey's southwestern coast is home to some beautiful options including the small sandy cove at Kaputas Beach.

The Sahara Desert is one of the world’s largest deserts located in the African hemisphere of the globe. The Sahara, which is Arabic for Desert, is between the Mediterranean from the North and the Red Sea from the East.   There are many misunderstandings about the Sahara Desert.

The Sahara Desert is one of the world’s largest deserts located in the African hemisphere of the globe. The Sahara, which is Arabic for Desert, is between the Mediterranean from the North and the Red Sea from the East. There are many misunderstandings about the Sahara Desert.

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