Jungle ruins ... view from the top of Colombia's Lost City.

Raiders of the Lost City

A challenging five-day trek brings Jamie Lafferty to an archaeological site older and wilder than Machu Picchu.

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Latin for beginners

It's a continent that can be intimidating and other-worldly, but it's never, ever dull, writes Steve McKenna.

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A town the world forgot

A love of adventure and Garcia Marquez lead Michael Jacobs to Mompos, where he finds a mysterious vision of the past.

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