The Lost City of the Monkey God (Douglas Preston)

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The Lost City of the Monkey God

“A five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A stunning medical mystery. And a pioneering journey into the unknown heart of the world’s densest jungle.

Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. Indigenous tribes speak of ancestors who fled there to escape the Spanish invaders, and they warn that anyone who enters this sacred city will fall ill and die. Continue reading…

Journey of J.: Around the World in 557 Days, 1,017 Photos, and 291 Personal Notes (Jens Oliver Meiert)

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Journey of J.: Around the World in 557 Days, 1,017 Photos, and 291 Personal Notes

Journey of J. is a unique blend of photo journal and introspective diary, an unusual testament to 557 days of travel around the world. In this report, Jens Oliver Meiert shares 1,017 photographic impressions, and juxtaposes 291 personal observations. From simplified to deep, the result is a particular perspective at what happened in the traveler’s and adventurer’s life and in the 48 countries visited from 2013 to 2015.”

New Books Playground says: Journey of J.: Around the World in 557 Days, 1,017 Photos, and 291 Personal Notes is also one we don’t want to comment on as it’s the travel diary from one of ours ✨ Continue reading…