Odysseus and his men sailed to the land of the lotus eaters. When the men ate the lotuses they lost their desire to go home. Some of Odysseus's men ate the flowers and Odysseus had to drag them on his boat and sail off.
The land of the dead
One night Odysseus and his men arrived on an island. They found a cave which was a home of a cyclops. They got trapped in the cave and had to escape. They got the cyclops drunk till he passed out then stabbed him in the eye with a steak and escaped the next morning.
Odysseus and his men end up on the island of Circe where She fed a few of Odysseus's men a potion that turned them into pigs and made them forget their memories. Hermes came to Odysseus and fed him a magical plant that would make him immune to Circies potion. Odysseus and his men stayed on Circe's island for a year.
Circie told Odysseus to go to the underworld to meet Tiresias. Tiresias was a blind prophet who could tell Odysseus and his men how to get home. On his journey to find Tiresias, Odysseus saw his mom. Odysseus sacrificed a black lamb to summon Tiresias, and he told him how to get home safely.