I felt sure we could gain the upper hand by putting ourselves in the mindset of the Incas.
The inertia of a jungle village is a dangerous thing. Before you know it your whole life has slipped by and you are still waiting there.
Contemplation is a luxury, requiring time and alternatives.
Time spent in India has a extraordinary effect on one. It acts as a barrier that makes the rest of the world seem unreal.
Previous journeys in search of treasure have taught me that a zigzag strategy is the best way to get ahead.
The quest for a lost city erodes your body, damaging you beyond all reason. But it is your mind that bears the heaviest toll. Listen to the doubters, the worriers and the weak, and the vaguest hope of success evaporates.