21.02.18 - 12PM
MACQUARIE ROOM - $35 PER PERSON
Author of Spice Islands, Ian Burnet knew he was destined for a life of adventure. Join us as he shares his story of the tiny and largely forgotten islands of Ternate and Tidore in Northern Moluccas. The book tells the many uses of exotic spices and how the history of the trade into Europe came to be dominated by Middle Eastern & Venetian merchants. Following the growth of the Dutch and English East India Companies.
Join us for a delicious luncheon and an afternoon of history, romance, and adventure.
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