Lost Kingdoms Of South America

2016
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Ep4 - Kingdom Of The Desert

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Kingdom Of The Desert - In the spectacular deserts of coastal Peru, archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper explores the dramatic rise and fall of Chimor, the first empire of South America. His journey begins among the ruins of a vast lost city once home to an all-powerful monarchy, whose subjects transformed the desert landscape, created gold and silver treasures, and believed so strongly in the power of their gods that they made the most shocking of sacrifices. Chimor thrived despite facing some of the ...
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Ep3 - Lands Of Gold

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Lands Of Gold - Through the mountains and jungles of Colombia, archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper goes in search of the truth behind one of the greatest stories ever told: the legend of El Dorado. His journey takes him from Bogota to the Caribbean coast, through territories once dominated by two cultures, the Muisca and Tairona. Dr Cooper reveals forgotten peoples who valued gold in a way the Western world still struggles to understand, travelling to an astonishing lost city and meeting the last surv...
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Ep2 - The Stone At The Centre

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The Stone At The Centre - Deep in the Bolivian Andes at the breathtaking height of 13000ft stands Tiwanaku, the awe inspiring ruins of a monolithic temple city. Built by a civilisation who dominated a vast swathe of South America, it was abandoned 1000 years ago. For centuries it has been a mystery how a civilisation flourished at such an altitude. Dr Cooper finds evidence of an ancient people with amazing understanding of their environment whose religion was based on collective effort and ritu...
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Ep1 - People Of The Clouds

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Archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper embarks on an epic journey into the remote Peruvian Andes in search of the mysterious Chachapoya people. Once numbering half a million, they were known as the 'People of the Clouds'. His search for evidence takes him to astonishing cliff tombs untouched for 500 years and one of the most spectacular fortresses in South America, where the fate of the Chachapoya is revealed. (Documentary) PG CC
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