Marco Polo's father and his uncle left on a long-term expedition, and his mother died when he was very young. Because none of his parents were available,he was raised by distant relatives.
His mother died when he was very young, and we are taking are of him now.
My dad and uncle left on a long journey.
Marco and his father met for the first time in 1269, and they set sail to Acre together. They all went to Jerusalem to secure holy oil from the Church of the Holy Sepulcre. They continued their journey to the Persion port city of Hormuz.
Marco Polo was kidnapped by Venice's archrivals, and they locked him in a prison. While in jail, he met a writer the Arthurian adeventure writer Rustichello of Pisa, and he helped Marco Polo write his manuscript called "Description of the World."