> Aine wrote:
> > While we're on this subject, though, do you think El Dorado
> > a real place?
> Personally, no.
> I believe it was a place made up when the locals realised the
> foreigners lust for gold. A place the locals hoped the
> foreigners would never return from.
> What's your take?
No idea. I can go either way with it but I think there must be a kernel of truth--however exaggerated!--like David says below.