City of Gold

Josh Gates, Expedition Unknown, Incan ruin, peruvian jungle

Josh treks the stone-paved Inca Trail, ascending through the Andes and into the Peruvian Amazon in search of the undiscovered City of Gold. His road to riches takes a detour to the legendary ruins of Machu Picchu.


 


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Cathedral of Lima

Cathedral of Lima

Josh Gates poses in front of the Cathedral of Lima in Peru, an example of exquisite colonial baroque architecture that was originally built in 1535. 960 1280

  

Ancient Incan Prayer

Ancient Incan Prayer

Josh performs an ancient Incan prayer to bless his journey to search for the mythical lost city of Paititi in Peru. 960 1280

  

Lake Pumacocha

Lake Pumacocha

Josh and his team stop at Lake Pumacocha to see if there is truth to the myth that Incas dumped all their vegetables in the lake while retreating from the Spanish. 960 1280

  

Ancient Incan Artifact

Ancient Incan Artifact

This ancient Incan artifact was found in a previously undiscovered ruin deep in the Peruvian jungle. The artifact might hold clues to the legend of Paititi. 960 1280

  

Heading into the Peruvian Jungle

Heading into the Peruvian Jungle

Josh poses in front of a previously unknown Incan ruin deep in the Peruvian jungle. 960 1280

  

Where to Next?

Where to Next?

Explorer Greg Deyermenjian and his team confer over a map of the Incan Road of Stone in the Peruvian jungle while charting their next move. 960 1280

  

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

The beautiful Incan ruins of Machu Picchu perched atop a mountain in the Cusco region of Peru. 960 1280

  

Rock Art

Rock Art

Josh and his team decode rock paintings in the jungles of Peru, which provide directions on where to cross the Urubamba River on their way to the lost city of Paititi. 960 1280

  

Hiram Bingham Rail Line

Hiram Bingham Rail Line

Josh enjoys his time on the luxurious Hiram Bingham rail line on his way to Machu Picchu. 960 1280

  

Lake Pumacocha

Lake Pumacocha

Josh, explorer Greg Deyermenjian and the rest of their team take a moment near Lake Pumacocha in Peru to talk about the legend of how the Incas passed through the area while fleeing the Spanish. 960 1280

  

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