Why did Columbus go to the new world on his journey?

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To find an all-water route to Asia
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How was the journey to the new world?

Well, the ships weren't exactly huge, the men survived mainly on hardtack and gruel, rats infested the ships with Black Death and there were many storms because they (at least

Why did Columbus go on his journey?

Christopher Columbus went on his journey because he heard about the riches in India and wanted to find a quicker route to India (instead of walking which was dangerous because

Why did Christopher Columbus a difficult time finding sailors to take the journey to the new world with him?

Columbus had a hard time finding men because many thought the world was flat therefore they thought at some point they would fall off the earth, but some of them thought there