reply to post by Ecued3720
Im so glad you responded.
Me and my best friend were considering taking a vacation and exploring a bit. The problem is, I'm not too familiar with what we should expect...
Natives - Friendly? paranoid? Are we likely to get killed, taken or hacked apart?
Guides - Should we decide to do such things, I know I may have watched too much tv in the past, but what are the chances of getting taken advantage of
I seriously would like to visit and explore some of these places, and more so deep in the jungles where we might stumble upon unknown history, but no
so deep that we're never heard from again. lol
What I was refering to... One day I kicked back and decided to play with google earth. In alot of places away from people, cities and towns, you can
see deep in the trees, "temple tops" for a lack of better words. You can see raised areas in a generaly level terrain, seemly holding onto shadows of
what seems to be man made. I've seen alot of this just by inching over ever so slowly, of the deep jungled parts of S.A.
Over the next few days perhaps, maybe later today even, I'll muck around with it again and take some screenshots of what I am refering to. This is
what caught my attention and made me want to do a little exploring in the first place. These places are usually away from any kind of modern village
or city, though, and mostly found by following the many fingers of the amazon. Damn that's a huge river with so many branches!
By the way, if you do visit these palces often enough, we might have to speak more on this and perhaps plan a decent trip. Archeology facinates me
to every degree. There is nothing more interesting to me than ancient history.
I'll get ya some info later on this. Maybe in the form of a thread. Either way, I'll keep ya posted.
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