From Egypt's ancient Sphinx to Area 51, from Peru's Nazca lines to Dracula's castle, every enigmatic place examined within these pages invites the reader on a journey into mystery and wonder. They all raise eternally fascinating questions of what came before, how civilizations rose and fell, what hidden messages our ancestors left us—and what might be out there in worlds beyond our own.
The 52 locations include: Loch Ness * Stonehenge * Cathedral of Chartres * Vatican City * Atlantis * The Oracle of Delphi * The Temple of King Solomon * The Ruins of Gedi * The Ruins of Yonaguni * Teotihuacan * El Dorado * Easter Island * The Bermuda Triangle
Giulio Di Martino has written for Voyager, the successful television program broadcast on Italy’s Rai2, since 2003. He has traveled all over the world, producing documentaries about the most fascinating mysteries of history, science, and archaeology. One of these, Easter Island, was also published as a book. He also writes film scripts, TV dramas, and articles for popular science magazines.
Roberto Giacobbo began his career in radio. Since 1997 he has been writing for TV. He debuted in 2003 as author and host of the program Voyager, on the mysteries of archaeology and history, which won many Italian awards in communications and television production.