Although its homeland is small, Portugal is able to take possession of the Madeira Archipelagos after investing years of time and effort in seaborne exploration.
It reaps massive profits through the sugar trade and, after pioneering the western sea route, it competes with Spain to reach India first.
The city of Lisbon is proud to have sent out the first pioneers of the sea route to India. Here, you will meet a novice merchant called Alvero, who claims he will become a great merchant with a gigantic ship some day, but is still with his father at present.
Lisbon (Capital), Porto, Ceuta, Madeira, Goa, Faro, Pernambuco, The Azores