No one is quite sure what the function of the mysterious Machu Picchu site is, but some researchers have reason to believe it was a “royal retreat,” and are planning to examine the DNA of skeletal remains buried there.
A real life “Indiana Jones,” international, bestselling author Graham Hancock has traversed the planet investigating ancient mysteries. He was so gracious to spend an hour with me on a phone to talk about everything from his views on aliens, Atlantis, ayahuasca and much more.
To most of us in the 21st century, the architectural ruins of the past possess somewhat of a magical aura. While the humans who built them have long since turned to dust, the buildings they left behind act as a portal through which we might better understand our long-dead ancestors – or, alternatively, allow us to mistakenly overlay our own beliefs upon them.