Two lost cities found deep in rainforests of Honduras

March 6, 2015 4:34 PM

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Two lost cities found deep in rainforests of Honduras

One of the two cities is believed to be the legendary "City of the Monkey God," a mysterious ancient metropolis sometimes referred to as the "White City." The settlement's mystique has grown over the centuries as rumblings about white precipices peering through the top of the rainforest reverberated among academics and adventurers.

A place sometimes called the "white house" or "place of cacao" had long been mentioned in indigenous stories -- a place where natives sought refuge from the invading Spanish conquistadors. It was often included in the myth of El Dorado. Now, researchers believe they've found it in a valley in the ra...

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