“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

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 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

I originally posted this in 2013, however, deleted shortly thereafter due to names and places mentioned. This is a very rare first-hand interview regarding the legend of Paititi within the Madre de Dios region of Peru. This was filmed in a village located deep inside Manu National Park, where the city is said to exist. All, 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