Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Lost City of the Monkey God

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 I read Preston's book and it was fascinating. From The Daily Mail:

The ruins of a mysterious jungle city protected from outsiders by a deadly flesh-eating disease may sound like the plot of an Indiana Jones film. But after centuries of local legends and fruitless jungles treks, the incredible ancient site - untouched for more than 600 years - was found to be real by a group of intrepid explorers. Author Douglas Preston, who was part of the group that found the ancient city, has revealed to MailOnline that his team discovered just a tiny fraction of the site and how he believes there could be a second city hidden under the trees of the Mosquitia rainforest in Honduras. Preston, along with a team including explorer Steve Elkins, travelled the 20,000-square-mile-deep rainforests of Honduras and Nicaragua in search of ancient site known as 'The Lost City of the Monkey God' in 2015. (Read more.)


1 comment:

mceyes said...

Interesting. Thanks for sharing and for the link to the article.