Hernando de Soto was a Spanish conquistador and explorer who participated in one of the most incredible expeditions in history through what is now the southern United States.
It's the year 1508. Once the political and economic situation normalized in the Hispaniola island Nicolás de Ovando ordered to extend the borders of the new Castilian lands sending expeditions to Cuba and Borinquén (now Puerto Rico). For the first expedition, he sent the Galician navigator Sebastian de Ocampo. On this