On January 16th, 1493 the fleet departed from Hispaniola Island to Spain. The route went north and northeast for twenty days, until February 4th when the admiral ordered a turn to the east, since it had reached the parallel of the Azores and from here the winds would be favorable. The
Discovering a new world
After the first contact with the land and with some natives, the ships began a journey through all the small islands that were found. They did not believe what they saw, that must have been the closest thing to the paraíso: blue waters, white beaches and lush vegetation. They sailed
The Discovery of America – Columbus’s First Journey
The Discovery of America took place on October 12th,1492 during the first Christopher Columbus trip to American lands. Although the real intention of this trip was to find a sea route to Asia and have direct access to its markets eventually became one of the greatest feats of world history.