Episode 07 – Jan Huygen van Linschoten

The Portuguese had established a monopoly on European trade in the East, with the centre of their power their their colony at Goa in India. Enter a man whose actions would lead to the opening of the Far East to all of Europe and the collapse of Portuguese power.

Goa, Oude Drukken by Jan Huygen van Linschoten. [Link]
Market in Goa by Jan Huygen van Linschoten. [Link]
The spread of 茶 (chá) and the changing of its name from language to language.

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