Marco Polo was born while his father and Uncle who were very rich were on a voyage. For 18 years they were gone Marco's mother had died and now Marco was living alone at the age of 17. In that year Marco's father had come back and was surprised to find he had a son. So then he decided to take his son on a voyage. Their goal was to find new riches and lands. So Marco Pol started his Journey at the age of 17.
Marco Polo traveled south and north of the world and to China. At China Marco became Kublai Khan the king of China's spy. In China Marco found a lot of riches. Also Marco learned about the cultures of the Chinese and learned to speak the language. After a few long years Marco and his father and Uncle decided that it was time to travel home. Kublai Khan's daughter the princess was supposed to also travel with them because she was to get married and Marco was kept her body guard/protector. Along the way only 150 of the original 700 survived including the princess,Marco polo,his father and Uncle.
After reaching home to Venice,Italy it was found that Khan was dead and Venice was under attack from Genoa and that Marco 's father was ill and that Marco's uncle was to old to fight. So Marco fought and got captured in the process. In the dug en Marco met a Love writer who wrote about his travels while talking about his travels his also entertained the Duchess of Genoa. After a while Marco was released and his story was released int the book known as The Travel's of Marco Polo and Marco Polo became famous for the book and his travels. After being released Marco found that his uncle and dad were dead