44 episodes

These are the true stories of adventure as told by those who lived them.
This adventure story podcast brings you an up close and personal conversation with people who travel the world and live extraordinary lives
Travel with us to the faraway jungles of the Amazon, the Himalayan mountains, deep water ship wrecks, and people and places lost in time.  
Many an adventure has started with a map and a glass of whiskey.  May this podcast inspire you to seek you own.
Hosted by Michael J. Reinhart
https://www.michaeljreinhart.com

Whiskey and a Map: True Stories of Adventure‪.‬ Michael J Reinhart

    • Society & Culture

These are the true stories of adventure as told by those who lived them.
This adventure story podcast brings you an up close and personal conversation with people who travel the world and live extraordinary lives
Travel with us to the faraway jungles of the Amazon, the Himalayan mountains, deep water ship wrecks, and people and places lost in time.  
Many an adventure has started with a map and a glass of whiskey.  May this podcast inspire you to seek you own.
Hosted by Michael J. Reinhart
https://www.michaeljreinhart.com

    Solo Journey across Russia and the Former States of the Soviet Union with Adventurer and writer Katie Aune.

    Solo Journey across Russia and the Former States of the Soviet Union with Adventurer and writer Katie Aune.

    Send us a Text Message.In this episode, Katie Aune takes on a adventure far off the typical tourist track, from riding the Trans-Siberian Railway across Russia and taking a cargo ferry from Ukraine to Georgia, to volunteering in Tajikistan and camping in the desert of Turkmenistan. Katie is a recovering tax attorney who has worked in nonprofit and higher ed fundraising for more than a decade while also dabbling in travel blogging and writing. Born and raised in Minnesota, Katie is curre...

    • 52 min
    Into the world’s most dangerous jungle on a counter poaching mission with Joshua Asel

    Into the world’s most dangerous jungle on a counter poaching mission with Joshua Asel

    Send us a Text Message.Described by some as a never ending green hell and by others as the most beautiful bio diverse place on the planet, the jungles of Panama attract the best and the worst of mankind. In this episode, conservation photographer Joshua Asel recounts his adventure into the jungles of Panama’s Darian gap to embed with the indigenous tribal rangers and support their efforts to counter large scale poaching of wildlife and timber on their lands. Joshua is an award-win...

    • 56 min
    Deep, Dark and Deadly: Stories of Extreme Cave Diving with Jill Heinerth.

    Deep, Dark and Deadly: Stories of Extreme Cave Diving with Jill Heinerth.

    Send us a Text Message.The most dangerous exploration is cave diving. Dive deep into the earth’s underwater caves, see creatures no one has seen before, stories of Mayan sacrifices and explore the oracle that set Alexander the Great on his world conquests with our guest Jill Heinerth.Jill Heinerth is a cave diver, photographer, writer and filmmaker. Jill has explored unmapped, underwater caves deep in the earth, as well as the submerged crevices of the world’s largest iceberg. She has s...

    • 46 min
    Ancient rituals and first ascents: Travels in the Himalaya with Luke Smithwick.

    Ancient rituals and first ascents: Travels in the Himalaya with Luke Smithwick.

    Send us a Text Message.Luke Smithwick shares stories of his travels and adventures in the Himalayan mountains. The dangers of climbing remote and unclimbed peaks, witness to ancient mask dances and blood sacrifice, and an encounter with the rare snow leopard.Luke Smithwick is an American professional skier, alpinist and mountain guide in the Himalaya with 98 Himalayan expeditions in the past 13 years. He is focused on the unclimbed and unskied in the Himalaya and hasn't repeated an expe...

    • 36 min
    Witchcraft and Demon Possession on Africa's Zambezi River. Strange but true tales from the archives of Whiskey and a Map.

    Witchcraft and Demon Possession on Africa's Zambezi River. Strange but true tales from the archives of Whiskey and a Map.

    Send us a Text Message. Walking the length of Africa's Zambezi river, explorer Chaz Powell entered a small village and saw something that he will never forget. Witchcraft, the exorcism of a demonic spirit and the heavy presence of evil. A strange but true story as told by one who lived it. Chaz Powell is an Explorer, Expedition Leader and Survival Guide. Recognized as Explorer of the Year 2021 by the Scientific Exploration Society His ongoing project ‘The Wildest Journey’ is all about hi...

    • 2 min
    George Kourounis: Exploring the Most Extreme Places of our Planet.

    George Kourounis: Exploring the Most Extreme Places of our Planet.

    Send us a Text Message. George Kourounis is an explorer, storm chaser & TV presenter who has spent 25 years documenting extreme forces of nature and natural phenomena worldwide including tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanoes, floods, and the effects of climate change. He holds the title of National Geographic Explorer, Explorer In Residence for the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and served the maximum term as the Canadian Chapter Chair of the Explorers Club. Best known for having ho...

    • 48 min

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