“Paititi is there!” exclaimed Manuel, “We just need to continue following this trail!” How I ended up half way around the world a few weeks after the birth of my first child, searching for a lost city is beyond me. I knew the dangers involved, but like any foolish man, the thought of, Read More
We go in search of the ancients of Northern California known as the Wa-gas, a race of mystical beings that once largely inhabited the Americas. There are many variations of this myth, but none are so extensively described than by the Yurok, who maintained a deep connection with them. In the legend, they said, Read More
South America, Part 8 (Finale): Stranded in the Amazon; After being stranded in the village of Santa Cruz we managed to hitch a ride out on the back of motorcycles. With our expedition gear and backpacks in tow we crossed through rivers, streams, and jungle…at night! The jungle at night is a beautiful place., Read More
How would you feel if you had different experiences growing up that not many others could understand? Or worse, what if they didn’t believe you and ridiculed you for what you knew to be true? That seemed to sum up a majority of my childhood. This something I’ve kept private my entire life, but now that, Read More
South America, Part 3: Cusco. A South American journey into the unexplored legends of lost cities and forgotten people. We follow the myths of the Inca and even those pre-dating the Inca. Cusco has a bloody history, one of conquering and greed. There are many stories that exist regarding elaborate tunnel systems running underneath, Read More
South America, Part 1: La Paz to Tiwanaku in Bolivia.A South American journey into the unexplored legends of lost cities and forgotten people.
“The first men to be created and formed were called the Sorcerer of Fatal Laughter, the Sorcerer of Night, Unkempt, and the Black Sorcerer … They were endowed with intelligence, they succeeded in knowing all that there is in the world. When they looked, instantly they saw all that is around them, and they, Read More
“Lonely as God and white as a winter moon.” –Joaquin Miller In 1904, JC Brown, a British prospector, was hired by the Lord Cowdray Mining Company in London, to search for possible locations where gold deposits may be located in Northern California. By his own account, while investigating around Mount Shasta, he noticed, Read More