Tuesday, June 19, 2007

El Dorado - The City of Gold

New evidence shows that there was once a great empire that stretched across the Amazon Basin from Bolivia to Brazil. Pottery and archeology dating back 2000 years prove that the civilization was so advanced they actually transformed the earth they inhabited. Peacefully they existed for over a thousand years until the Europeans came in search of gold. The people who dominated this landscape for centuries disappeared in decades almost without leaving a trace.

But what they left behind is far more valuable than some crappy pyramids, or broken down coliseums. I watched this (49 minute) BBC Documentary video twice:

Via Ursi