Colombia Expedition

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Saturday, February 2, 2019 to Friday, February 8, 2019

The Muisca civilization flourished in ancient Colombia between 600 and 1600 BC. Their territory included what is the modern city of Bogotá and its surrounding area and they are renowned for being the origin of El Dorado , a legendary Golden City, that began as a Muisca tradition of ‘The Gilded Man’ or ‘The Golden One’. But maybe El Dorado isn’t what so many people believe it is? Ancient Origins gained a new insight into the legend while exploring a sacred Muisca region. And it wasn’t our only discovery. 

Find out more about th challenges faced and the discoveries in the article:

Lost Mountain Gods of Colombia: Ancient Origins Explores the Sacred Mountain of the Muisca

"All and all, the experienced enriched my own life and I arrived home feeling "happy" and wanting to learn to speak Spanish. I cannot thank Ancient-Origins enough for allowing me to be part of the exploration. ", Lydia, US

"The Lost Mountain Gods of Colombia hosted by Ancient Origins and Ashley Cowie was by far an experience drenched in history, adventure, intrigue, and ultimately discovery. I will forever be changed and indebted to the team for further investigations as time permits. ", Walter, US

"Every morning for seven days we wake to the sight of the mountain across the valley to the west. We learn to take in this view with excitement and dread. Can we endure one more day? We are there on a hopeful mission of discovery and learning and each day becomes a challenge and an adventure. ", Wendi, US