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  1. Peralta Family

    Hello All I do not know if this is relevant to Dutch hunters? But in course of researching through old Colonial Spanish mining records for some thing else. I came a cross a document dating back to 1668. Mentioning a mine owned by Pablo de Molina Ordaz y Peralta? Denuncio de una mina por...
  2. Some interesting old Film clips of Victorio peak

    Hello To those who are interested, my apologies if they have been posted before. Here is some links that may be of some interest. Amy
  3. The golden secret of the Valley of death

    Sorry guys the following story is not a Yamashitia related story. However it is a Philippine treasure legend dating back to around 1905. A little known one at that? A great treasure maybe to be had for those willing to take very great risks. My boss has concerns over this treasure legend as...
  4. The Secret Temple Of The Rainbow Of Peru

    Here is another interesting clip. Regardless of tour sales clip at the end. It is still an interesting site and evidence of Inca occupation and Terra forming of the landscape to suit their cultural and physical needs. Amy
  5. Exploring the valley ofthe Incas

    Here is a an interesting clip on some Inca tombs high up in the hills above the lost valley of the Incas Amy
  6. The tears of Atahualpa

    There is a small mountain lake in Bolivia high up in Andes where it so clear it can reflect the sky like a mirror to the stars. It has been sacred to the Incas for eons and legends have it as many lakes and caves was the hiding place of Inca treasure after the Inca discovered the death of...
  7. The Treasure of Pedro El Negro Cave

    Some times the most promising treasure stories you never hear about? The following treasure legend you will properly not find on the net. In fact it is not well known at all. My boss only came across the story by chance when buying other historic documents, a series of documents and personal...
  8. A billion dollar treasure?

    Once again the treasure rumor mill has been working overtime. Like with all treasure legends it is hard to sort of the truth from the fiction. A strange story that is developing in Malaysia: One Newspaper report states below The Malacca government has authorised a treasure hunt in Pulau...
  9. Was Machu Picchu, was actually discovered and looted forty years earlier?

    Dreams of fortune and glory is not a new one and even after the conquest of the Incas people so dreamed of fortune and glory in Peru. One such claim came from Paolo Greer's research in 1978. Greer posed the question was "lost city of the Incas", Machu Picchu, was it actually discovered forty...
  10. Serra Pelada Gold Rush

    Here was a modern day gold rush Serra Pelada (English: "Bald Mountain") was a large gold mine in Brazil 430 kilometres (270 mi) south of the mouth of the Amazon River. The mine was made famous by the images taken by Sebastião Salgado showing an anthill of workers moving vast amounts of ore by...
  11. A bandits confession?

    Hello All When I first met my future boss, his appearance was so deceptive.He looked like the university facility janitor, until I started taking to him. I was doing a degree on Russian history the fall of Czarist empire. And yet this "janitor" stuck a conversation in such a great detail on the...
  12. Hats off to those flyboys

    Hello All As a historian I am constantly befuddled as late as the quality of documentaries being produced such as cheap assed treasure hunting shows with with no substance. The current crop of TV producers should hang there heads in utter shame. Instead of producing cheap reality TV crap you...
  13. A new treasure legend in the Making

    Treasure legends are not just of treasure stories that have happened in the distant past. treasure legends can evolve from quite recent events even during our own life times. Such as economic crisis, War, rebellion, Disasters and the process of crime, can be driving factors of treasure being...
  14. Early Tayopa newspaper story

    Anyone interested.. Here is an early newspaper article about Tayopa. Corp
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