Columbus's sailors' overall mood and apparent exhaustion indicate an imminent revolt. Columbus tries his best to calm their spirits. At last, Columbus hears music to his ears, as the call for land is sounded. Mainland has been officially sighted! Columbus then lands on the isle of "San Salvador." From there, the caravel ships sail to the other islands in search for gold and other goods that would otherwise have been much more difficult to acquire in Europe, and far less plentiful.