jagten"We snuck over to the Central Temple where we found tunnels dug under the facility. With my body pinned down in a hole with bloodthirsty vampire bats flying around my legs, we were almost discovered when I had to to cry for help."

In 1986 and 1988, Christian Lygum Christensen went as a leader of expeditions into the jungle areas of Guatemala to explore the temple cities of the Mayan Indians. After hard hardships, previously unknown temple cities and Mayan caves were discovered.
The Hunt for the Lost Temple City describes both the sense of adventure and the archaeological interests associated with such expeditions.
Christian Lygum Christensen, born 1957. Traveled through Central America during the civil wars 1976, 1979, 1982. Organized 6 expeditions in Guatemala in the years 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1998, 2010 and 2011 with the discovery of several Mayan cities and sacred Mayan caves. Field Director for California State University, Riverside, in Guatemala 2001 as the first Danish scientific expedition in 66 years after the archaeologist Frans Blom. Further scientific expeditions in the years 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008. Organized expedition in 2013 in Guatemala, in collaboration with AAG Guatemala (Atlas Arqueolàgico de Guatemala) by archaeologist Enrique Chocèn, with the discovery of 4 unregistered temple cities. Participated as a pilot in the Atlantic flight from the USA to Denmark in a 1-engine aircraft. Is a member of the Adventurers Club of Denmark. Author and speaker.
On 3 July 1988, Jyllands Posten wrote: "Temple hunter. On Thursday, 31-year-old Christian Lygum Christensen from Kolding begins his 5th great journey in the footsteps of the Mayan people".
On 21 July 1990, Fyn's Stiftstidende wrote: "The Danish Indiana Jones, he is looking for the mystery of the lost Mayan people".

On 11 August 2013, Jyllands Posten wrote: "Denmark's answer to Indiana Jones. There are not many Danes who can compete with Indiana Jones. But Christian Lygum Christensen is doing what he can to surpass the adventure hero".

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