Treasure Hunt

In the sleepy old town of Moyobamba, in the foothills of the Peruvian Andes, men, women & children turned out to cheer; with 17 soldiers and four civilians, Lieut. Colonel Juan Heysen was setting out to find the fabled Angayza mountain. To Peruvians familiar with the legends of Angayza, this was "Operation El Dorado."

The Spanish conquistadores had always believed that somewhere in northeastern Peru lay the land of the Indian king, El Dorado, a man so fabulously rich that he daily powdered himself from head to foot with gold dust. Legend also held that the land of El Dorado...

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