News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 21, 2012: Guyana’s gold has been put in the spotlight on the new History Channel series, ‘Bamazon,’ which wraps up at 10 p.m. on Dec. 27th.
The show, shot in the Amazon jungle of Guyana, follows eight out-of-work Alabama construction workers led by Alabama real estate mogul Tim Evans, who are risking everything they’ve got on a long-shot chance to find gold in the mineral rich South American nation.
They have only six weeks to hit it rich and with two episodes left, the crew of determined ‘Bama boys on the hunt for gold in the Amazon, near the Cuyuni River.
Viewers get a front row seat to the magnificent rivers, fauna and majestic yet intimidating jungle of Guyana and are given a lesson in mining for gold from a creek bed as the crew battles rapids; evades predators to retrieve the excavator and the illness the jungle can cause.
Tune in to the History Channel Sunday night at 10 p.m. for another episode of ‘Bamazon.’