World’s Most Famous Metal Detector Discoveries
Let us take a look at some of the world’s most famous metal detector discoveries to date. Let these discoveries inspire you to find some treasure yourself.
Mound Key: Island of Indians, Pirates, Cults, and Goats
After the Spanish exploration years, Mound Key would become home to pirates, Cuban fisherman, early American pioneers, and even a religious utopian cult know as Koreshanity lead by Cyrus Teed. It would be the remaining members of this cult who would eventually give the land over to the State of Florida where it has become a Archaeological State Park
$16 for a 2 Carat Diamond?
A family visiting Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas has made a lucky find. The world’s only diamond producing site where the public can search and keep the gems they find costs a mere $8 entry fee.
Why I Hate Machu Picchu
The backdrop of Machu Picchu has become something like a “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign where tourists continue to take the monotonous iconic selfie in front of the long lost city which is now heavily dotted with the brightly colored clothing of tourists much like the lights on a Christmas tree. The whole Machu Picchu experience has sadly become no more authentic then shaking hands with Elvis in Sin City.
Mungo: A Journey into Australia’s Past
A place truly out of this world, so much so that it looks like the surface of the moon, Lake Mungo has acted like a time capsule allowing us to take a peek into Australia’s historic past. Staring out at the Walls of China section of Mungo National Park, its hard not to feel a sense of the nearly 2,000 generations of its native peoples that have called it home. The Walls take on incredibly beautiful colors at sunset so a drive out to the lookout at that time is highly recommended.