5 places to look for treasures.
Exciting adventures, pirate legends and the hunt for gold — all this can be found not only in books but also in real life. Interest in the treasure still has not subsided, and many people continue to hope that they are lucky to uncover the mysteries of lost treasures. So why not try your fate and do not add the usual journey adventurous romance.
Familiarity with ancient legends certainly more interesting than relaxing on the beach or walks through the traditional attractions.
1. Cocos Island, Costa Rica
Coconut island is famous legends about several treasures, therefore he attracts the seekers of values from around the world. It is trying to detect and the gold of the Incas, and the hiding places of such pirates as Henry Morgan, William Dampier and Benito Bonito, and the famous “treasure of Lima”, which captain Scott Thompson allegedly hid it in the Coconut.
It is a place shrouded in the romance of adventure, known as the “Mecca of treasure hunters”, and is considered a prototype of the island from the novel “Robinson Crusoe” of Daniel Defoe’s adventure novel “treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Today on the Coconut and tourism development: travelers are beginning to attract not only legends, but also the rich flora and fauna, diving and incredible scenery. In addition, in 1997 the island was included in the list of world heritage of UNESCO. And if travelers will not be able to find the gold, they will still take the real treasures: amazing memories and incredible stories about a heavenly place.
2. Santa Fe, new Mexico, USA
Not all the treasures hidden to the present day, belongs to kings or pirates. For example, millionaire Forrest Fenn hid a treasure chest worth three million dollars somewhere in the mountains near Santa Fe and even left a few clues in his autobiography.
Somewhere in here Forrest Fenn hid the treasure at three million dollars:
There are witnesses confirming the existence of the treasure, but none of the brave souls who dared to search for him, and got to the valuable booty. Modern legend attracts many hunters, however, hunting for a chest of Forrest Fenno quite dangerous and suitable only for real lovers of extreme sports, ready to risk for the sake of adventure.
About the puzzle from Forrest Fenno documentary film The Lure, which will be released at the festival in new York. In February, the “Bait” will be shown at festivals in Glasgow and Missoula.
3. Oak Island, Canada
Little oak island became world famous thanks to the legend of the “Money mine”, in which are hidden untold wealth. There are several versions about the origin of the treasure, and what is still hidden in a mysterious place: the pirate treasure, Spanish gold or the jewels of the French Royal family. For centuries oak has attracted lots of hunters, but the searches always ended in failure that gave rise to the legend about the curse, not allowing access to valuable finds. However, on the island to this day being excavated, despite the fact that he became a private possession. Modern travelers, who will be able to obtain a special permit, you can touch the wonderful the legend and join the adventure. Perhaps they will discover one of the most mysterious treasures in the world.
On the quest for treasure in this mysterious place filmed the whole show “Curse of oak island” which is now several seasons. Four of them are coming out on 10 January on the TV channel “History” on Tuesdays at 21:00. The heroes of this program — brothers, determined to disprove the existence of the curse, which according to legend killed the hunters.
Fellow treasure hunters Rick and Marty Lagin on the Island oak
4. Across The Wash, UK
According to legend, in the XIII century the king of England John of England, bypassing his convoy across the wash, lost in swampland all the gold and jewels, including the crown. Horses and carts carrying the regalia of the monarch and the riches acquired by, drowned, and with them disappeared the coins, swords, cups and other treasures.
The Royal treasure is not found until now, although the marshes in this area long dried up, and the area of searches is not too large. He tried to discover for centuries, but no one succeeded. The archaeologists and adventurers to this day exploring the area from the wash in the hope of success, and for travelers visiting this place can be interesting and original part of a UK tour.
5. Mahé, Seychelles
Mahé island is perfect for relaxing: you can enjoy clean and beautiful beaches, admire the rich nature, diving, or to arrange a tour. However, travelers who can’t live without adventure, much more interested in the legend about the hidden treasure here.
It is believed that Mae the famous pirate Olivier Levasseur hid one of the largest in the history of pirate treasures. Before his execution, he threw the crowd a challenge: “Find my treasure who can!” and threw the audience the cryptogram, which was the whereabouts of gold.
Having read it, treasure hunters came to the conclusion that values were at Mahe, however, to detect them, no one has managed so far…
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