You may know Columbus, Cortes and Magellan, but those brave men were just a few of the adventurers who crossed the globe by boot and boat when the earth was mostly unmapped. Through history, thousands of explorers have been paid by kings and tempted by the … Read more
Tales of buried treasures were ones we enjoyed when we were kids. After all, who doesn’t want to head off on amazing adventure to dig up untold wealth? The Goonies was one of my favorite movies to watch when I was a kid. Sure, it … Read more
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.