Dreaming of El Dorado

The approach to La Rinconada, a gold-mining town nestled under a glacier in the Peruvian Andes.
The approach to La Rinconada, a gold-mining town nestled under a glacier in the Peruvian Andes.
In La Rinconada, Peru, the highest human habitation in the world, legions of miners seek gold and one young girl seeks an education.

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Published: September 16, 2012

Gina Nemirofsky is a field producer for the documentary 10×10. She has worked as a freelance field and story producer on programs for MTV, CNN, Current TV, and Discovery Health.