When Columbus sighted the New World's shores, he thought he found Japan. Instead, Caribbean Islands Indians welcomed him.
Columbus three ships under sail, the nao Santa Maria, the standard full-rigged ship of that time, and the square-rigged caravels, Nina and Pinta, eagerly looking for the land.
The apprehensive seamen and natives demonstrated sighs of friendship and hospitality in the first early voyages to the New World. The tensions of hope, search, and discovery were the essential part in Columbus pleading his cause before Queen Isabella of Spain.