25. Columbus’ Fourth Voyage

The Route of Columbus’ fourth voyage. Image via: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Columbus_fourth_voyage_nl.jpg

Despite being arrested and sent back to Spain to face punishment, Columbus was not done yet. He managed to wrangle himself one last voyage of discovery. Perhaps he shouldn’t have bothered pursuading the Spanish monarchy to let him have another go, on the way he will face a hurricane, yet more mutiny and end up stranded on a Caribbean island.

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