Treasure Hunters Episode 1: El Dorado, Lost City of Gold

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Treasure Hunters Episode 1: El Dorado, Lost City of Gold

Treasure - buried, lost or sunk, in the depths of the ocean - has fascinated countless treasure hunters throughout the world, in all lands and seas, for centuries. This series follows the trails to the sites of legendary treasures, presents the winners and losers in the hunt for treasures trove. The films document the historical events surrounding certain treasures and relate the dreams, dramas and adventures of obsessed treasure hunters who shun no risk in their search for the "pot of gold", and seamlessly weaves together history and legend to present compelling tales of real life human quests.

EPISODE 1: EL DORADO, LOST CITY OF GOLD
A trip to the past where man's steps are trailed who in 1925 suddenly disappeared in the jungles of Brazil and then never turned up. Only his name - Percy Fawcett - was saved for history. His ultimate dream: to find El Dorado. An almost obsessive belief in the existence of the legendary golden city drove the English colonel to the villages of Xingu Indians and made his expedition a true myth.

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