In February 1519 a fleet of Spanish ships landed on the coast of Mexico. Onboard was a force of nearly six hundred Conquistadors; led by the infamous Hernán Cortés, they had come to Mexico to conquer the land and convert its people to Christianity. And if they all got filthy rich in the process, that was okay too!
Deep in the remote mountains of central Ecuador, the largest undiscovered treasure in Latin America waits to be found. This ancient horde of Inca gold comes complete with a vengeful curse, multiple treasure maps and a trail of dead adventurers. With an estimated value of over two billion dollars, this stash of Inca Gold tops my list of lost treasures.
In the desolate wasteland of Arizona’s Superstition Mountains the remnants of an ancient volcano towers high above the barren landscape. For more than 120 years fortune seekers have been dawn to this ancient spire which, according to legend, holds the key to the richest and most famous treasures in the history of the American West. The Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine.