Real-life adventure tale details search for legendary city

New book shows just how thrilling archaeology can be

Honduran valley

LEGENDARY CITY  As described in a new book, researchers working in this valley in eastern Honduras discovered the ruins of a culture that may have inspired the “White City” myth.

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