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Victor W. Von Hagen

Victor W. von Hagen, a resident of Connecticut, is well-known for his explorations in Central and South America; this article was written while he prepared his forthcoming book, The Highway of the Sun . Among his other books are Herman Melville’s Enchanted Islands and Maya Explorer: The Life of John Lloyd Stephens .

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In the dense jungle lay the ruins of an imposing culture, unknown and unsuspected. But Frederick Catherwood, with his pencil and brush, made the silent stones speak
Some men see the beginnings. The conquistador who first saw the Mississippi also took the Inca highway to fabulous Cuzco.