Pros And Cons Of Christopher Columbus Voyage

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When Columbus decided to go out there and explore the world and sail west until he reaches the Indies, he led three ships which were known as the Pinta, the Nina and the Santa Maria out of the port of Palos Spain. He stopped at the Canary Islands and this was due to the lack of wind so the expedition was stopped at the time. What had helped him to sail easily to the Americas was a calm sea and wind that would lead him there (he was lucky). But the trip has taken more time than anticipated and his crew started to be concerned, so what he did was that he had two sets of logs one of them showed the real distance that was traveled by the three ships and one log that had a less distance traveled. The log with the true distance traveled was kept
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