Rogue adventurer and maverick archaeologist David Hatcher Childress takes the reader on unforgettable journeys deep into deadly jungles, windswept mountains and scorching deserts in search of lost civilisations and ancient mysteries.
Travel with David and explore stone cities high in mountain forests and fantastic tales of Inca treasure, living dinosaurs, and a mysterious tunnel system. Whether he is hopping freight trains, searching for secret cities, or just dealing with the daily problems, of food, money, and romance, the author keeps the reader spellbound. Includes both early and current maps, photos, and illustrations, and plenty of advice for the explorer planning his or her own journey of discovery.
Chapters include: Ancient Continent of Mystery; Candlestick of the Andes; Lost Treasure of the Incas; The Atlantean League and the Irish Incas; In Search of the Hidden City of Gran Paititi; Antidiluvian Remnants in Bolivia; Mysteries of the World’s Driest Desert; Frozen Mummies and Earthquakes; Giants in the Earth; Mysteries of the Megaliths; The Carvnival and the Sphinx; The Secret of Akakor; The Lost Mines of Muribeca; The Search for Colonel Fawcett’s Lost City; Lost Cities, Tunnels and the Death Train; Pyramids and Gold Treasure; more.