Raiders of the Lost Past

July 2017

The Mystery of the Spider Rocks

3.0 4 x
In the early 1900s, Dave Arnold used a cryptic map to track down Spanish gold in Texas. Hear about the daring exploits of a real-life treasure hunter.
June 2017

The Veil of Veronica

3.0 0 x
Paul Badde embarks on a quest of Biblical proportions to prove that an image of Jesus found in Italy is in fact the Veil of Veronica, a long-lost Catholic relic.

The Search for Machu Picchu

3.0 4 x
The Incan city of Machu Picchu was mostly unknown to the outside world until Hiram Bingham discovered its location in 1911. Hear about his intrepid quest.

The Curse of Treasure Mountain

3.0 0 x
Gold bullion is said to lie buried in the Rockies, but an awful curse seems to affect those who seek it out. Learn the truth about this enduring fable.

Yamashita's Gold

3.0 0 x
A Filipino fortune seeker searches for gold hidden by the Japanese during World War II. Join another history obsessive as they try to unearth legendary artefacts.

The Quest for Camelot

3.0 0 x
Did King Arthur and his pram-pushing, Spam-eating Knights of the Round Table truly exist? In the 1960s, one archaeological team hoped to prove Camelot was real.

The Pirate Treasure of Cocos Island

3.0 8 x
In 1881, a German adventurer embarked on a treasure hunt on a Costa Rican island. His quest, revisited here, inspired the novel Treasure Island.

The Chalice of Valencia

3.0 1 x
Mysteries from history. US writer Janice Bennett investigates claims that the Holy Chalice of Valencia is in fact the Holy Grail - and she is soon convinced.

The Lost Ship of the Mojave Desert

3.0 1 x
Rumours of a shipwreck in the Mojave Desert inspired prospector Charley Clusker to search for this fabled vessel in 1870. Discover what he found.

The Priest, His Lover and the Holy Grail

3.0 0 x
Hear about the peculiar fraud behind the myth that spawned Dan Brown's book, The Da Vinci Code. An odd tale involving a priest and a saint.