“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

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

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

To Pusharo  What do we do now?… The rain continued on its relentless rage throughout the entire night. In the morning we had no choice but to continue on our way to Pusharo. With our ponchos and day-packs ready to go we hiked to the river along with our three local friends who would, Read More

The Legend of Paititi, the lost Incan city of Gold It was a cold winter morning high in the Andes mountains of Peru.  The alarm had gone off at 4am, and we had minutes to prepare all our gear for the rough days ahead. I knew it would be my last warm shower until, Read More