A map of Hernan Cortes' route is available on Tripline.com, as of 2105. Cortes first sailed from Spain to the Dominican Republic in 1504. He moved to Cuba in 1511, before voyaging to Mexico in 1518. He remained until 1528, when he returned to Spain.
Hernan Cortes was a Spanish soldier and explorer who took part in the Spanish colonization of the Americas and captured much of Mexico for the King of Castile. His expedition to Mexico led to the fall of the Aztec Empire. Cortes was born in 1485 in Medellin, Spain, and died in 1547 near Seville, Spain.