Columbus’ Lost Voyage

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The true story of Christopher Columbus’ discovery was not only a victory, but has also been marked by disaster, accusation, and betrayal.

Ten years shortly after his discovery of the New World, Columbus languished in a prison in the Caribbean.

There, waiting for the gallows, he planned what he called his most dangerous trip – which ended with the loss of four ships and left Columbus and his crew shipwrecked with little hope of survival.

Now, the History Channel brings to life the triumphs and disasters of vertigo dangerous past Columbus’ voyage.

Popular historian, explorer, and acclaimed author of The Last Voyage of Columbus, Martin Dugard, travels in the wake of the great explorer, visiting key sites of the discoveries of Columbus and disasters, such as Panama, Jamaica and Spanish, reviving a of history s most epic – and forgotten – adventures.

Interviews with local experts and dramatic recreations reveal the truth about the last trip, no story, and paint an intimate portrait of this complex and courageous hero.

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