An introduction to Columbus and his travels in an A-Z format. From Adelante: In 1492, after sailing for 3 weeks without seeing land, the sailors on board Columbus' ships were frightened they would never see Spain again. To keep up their courage and to keep them going, Columbus or Captain Pinzó n of the Pinta shouted, Adelante! Adelante! (Sail on! Sail on!). To Mangi: Today this island in the Caribbean is called Cuba. Columbus was convinced Cuba was the southeast part of China the 13th century explorer Marco Polo called Mangi... To Zemi.
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