This English subtitled documentary unveils a 500 years old mystery, revealing why, the Portuguese caravels are compared to modern Space Shuttles and how the Portuguese changed world's culture and history of humanity.
The impact of this innovation transformed
into the biggest naval and economic power in
the world in the 16th century. Portugal
However, when you read a Spanish, English, French or Dutch history book, the role of the Portuguese Discoveries are hardly mentioned. For that reason we spoke to the best historians in the world and the results were astonishing.
"Caravels and Naus: A Technological Shock in the 16th Century" won the 1st prize among 62 documentaries at a Discover Channel international contest and was already aired in all continents.
This was also my first translating and subtitling project (any mistakes you can find and report to me, will be greatly appreciated).