World-acclaimed gems explorer and human rights activist Yianni Melas has been budded the modern-day Indiana Jones of gems.
The unveiling of the bust of Ioannis Apostolos Fokas, the Kefalonian explorer who is better known world-wide as Juan de Fuca, was held on April 24, at the Museum of Vancouver (MOV), Vanier Park, in the Joyce Walley Room. The bust,...
Greek explorer Ioannis Phokas (Greek: Ἰωάννης Φωκᾶς) better known by his Spanish name, Juan de Fuca, is to be honored with a statue in Vancouver -- despite previous claims he never existed at all. Born in 1536 on the Greek Ionian...