To the jungle The next morning my good friend and guide, Fernando Rivera, picked me up from my hostel in Paucartambo and we began our decent down into the jungle. It’s an incredibly long drive, however, this time it would go by a lot faster than I previously remembered. The road was dangerous. It, Read More

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless, 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

South America, Part 7: Pusharo; We finally reach the mysterious symbols of Pusharo, an ancient wall of petroglyphs deep inside the Amazon jungles of Peru. Could these symbols be a map leading to Paititi, the El Dorado? or are they sacred symbols inscribed by shaman of the Amazon? Places featured: Manú National Park, Peru, Read More

The End of the Trail: A Socio-anthropological Perspective     “A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members” ~Mahatma Gandhi   Introduction Over recent years very little has been published in regards to Native American populations living on the reservation systems. To this day most reservations are still without running, Read More

Introduction              Many questions have been coming up through the last past centuries which has plagued the minds of great thinkers, questions as to our origins and our relationship to other inhabitants of this Earth. It was once assumed, according to Biblical theology, that we were created by God and that all humans on, Read More

  Within the last few years an array of new research and data has begun to completely revolutionized the anthropological study of human migration into the Americas. My book, The Ancients: Investigations into the Lost Civilizations of Lemuria and Atlantis, after only a few short years after its publication, has already reached a point, Read More

Within the last few days the Peruvian government has announced that it will try and attempt to contact the ‘uncontacted’ Mashco-Piro tribe in the Amazon jungles of the Madre de Dios region of Peru.  The recent emergence of the tribe indicates the seriousness of illegal activity in the region and the lack of government, Read More

  Disclaimer: This research paper was originally presented to the San Jose State University Anthropology Department, in 2007. In retrospect, a few of my views on the various subjects/sources mentioned have changed since writing this. I do realize a lot is considered borderline pseudoscience and does make a few small connections which may or may not necessarily be there. The, Read More

Stories of mysterious little people exist virtually in every culture around the world. Some anthropologists believe that myths and legends regarding mysterious beings, such as trolls and gnomes, could date back to a time when there once existed various species of Homo. Homo floresiensis, for example, was found off an island in Indonesia whose remains showed an average height of only 3 and, Read More