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The Explorers Podcast is about the greatest explorers and explorations in history.
On the Explorers Podcast, the explorers we cover include Ernest Shackleton, Ibn Battuta, Roald Amundsen, Frederick Cook, Adrien de Gerlache, John McDouall Stuart, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, Matt Rutherford, Jacques Marquette, Louis Jolliet, James Cook, Abel Tasman, Alice Morrison, Fridtjof Nansen, Yuri Gagarin, Jacques Cartier, Richard Francis Burton, Teddy Roosevelt, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, James Beckwourth, Alvise Cadamosto, Henry the Navigator, Andres de Urdaneta, Edmund Hillar, Tenzing Norgay, George Mallory, Marco Polo, Xu Fu, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Burke and Wills Expedition, Robert O'Hara Burke, William Wills, Hanno the Navigator, Lewis and Clark, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Hernan Cortes, John Franklin, Lost Franklin Expedition, Francis Drake, Diogo Cao, Pytheas, Nellie Bly, Christopher Columbus, Panfilo de Narvaez, Bartolomeu Dias, Mungo Park, John Cabot, Erik the Red, Leif Erikson, Zebulon Pike, Vasco Nunez de Balboa, Ferdinand Magellan, and Zheng He and the Chinese Treasure Fleet, Neil Armstrong, Aztec Empire, Moctezuma, Montezuma, Robert Falcon Scott, Tom Creen, Frank Wild, Cândido Rondon, Brendan the Navigator, and Vladimir Atlasov.
We also cover a variety of subjects and events and travel to many places. Topics include the Far East, the River of Doubt, the Manila Galleons, Mount Everest, the Moon Landing, Apollo 11, the circumnavigation of the world, the source of the Nile, the New World, Vinland, the Niger River, Timbuktu, the Cape of Good Hope, Cape Horn, Antarctica, the Arctic, the Northwest Passage, the North Pole, the South Pole, the Congo River, the Chinese Treasure Fleet, the Corps of Discovery, Tenochtitlán, Japan, China, the Silk Road, the Spice Islands, the Moluccas, the Caravel, Mecca, Medina, Lake Tanganyika, Sputnik, Tasmania, Australia, Siberia, the Mississippi River, the Great Lakes, the Seven Cities of Gold, and much, much more.

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The Explorers Podcast is about the greatest explorers and explorations in history.
On the Explorers Podcast, the explorers we cover include Ernest Shackleton, Ibn Battuta, Roald Amundsen, Frederick Cook, Adrien de Gerlache, John McDouall Stuart, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, Matt Rutherford, Jacques Marquette, Louis Jolliet, James Cook, Abel Tasman, Alice Morrison, Fridtjof Nansen, Yuri Gagarin, Jacques Cartier, Richard Francis Burton, Teddy Roosevelt, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, James Beckwourth, Alvise Cadamosto, Henry the Navigator, Andres de Urdaneta, Edmund Hillar, Tenzing Norgay, George Mallory, Marco Polo, Xu Fu, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Burke and Wills Expedition, Robert O'Hara Burke, William Wills, Hanno the Navigator, Lewis and Clark, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Hernan Cortes, John Franklin, Lost Franklin Expedition, Francis Drake, Diogo Cao, Pytheas, Nellie Bly, Christopher Columbus, Panfilo de Narvaez, Bartolomeu Dias, Mungo Park, John Cabot, Erik the Red, Leif Erikson, Zebulon Pike, Vasco Nunez de Balboa, Ferdinand Magellan, and Zheng He and the Chinese Treasure Fleet, Neil Armstrong, Aztec Empire, Moctezuma, Montezuma, Robert Falcon Scott, Tom Creen, Frank Wild, Cândido Rondon, Brendan the Navigator, and Vladimir Atlasov.
We also cover a variety of subjects and events and travel to many places. Topics include the Far East, the River of Doubt, the Manila Galleons, Mount Everest, the Moon Landing, Apollo 11, the circumnavigation of the world, the source of the Nile, the New World, Vinland, the Niger River, Timbuktu, the Cape of Good Hope, Cape Horn, Antarctica, the Arctic, the Northwest Passage, the North Pole, the South Pole, the Congo River, the Chinese Treasure Fleet, the Corps of Discovery, Tenochtitlán, Japan, China, the Silk Road, the Spice Islands, the Moluccas, the Caravel, Mecca, Medina, Lake Tanganyika, Sputnik, Tasmania, Australia, Siberia, the Mississippi River, the Great Lakes, the Seven Cities of Gold, and much, much more.

    Freya Stark - Part 6 - WWII and later years

    Freya Stark - Part 6 - WWII and later years

    In the final episode on the life of Freya Stark, we take a look at her work in the Middle East in World War II, as well as the latter half of her life - including her many publications. We finish up with a look at the legacy of our explorer and traveler. 
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    • 30 min
    Freya Stark - Part 5 - Yemen

    Freya Stark - Part 5 - Yemen

    Between 1935 and 1938, Freya Stark took part in two expeditions into the mountains of Yemen, looking to find the lost city of Shabwa, and document the incense route that had thrived on the Arabian Peninsula for thousands of years. 
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    • 46 min
    Freya Stark - Part 4 - Treasure Hunting in Luristan

    Freya Stark - Part 4 - Treasure Hunting in Luristan

    In this episode we follow Freya Stark on two expeditions into Luristan - which is western Persia. She will go into these wild and unexplored regions in search of bronze relics and treasure. We also cover the publication of Stark's first book, The Valleys of the Assassins: and Other Persian Travels.
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    • 35 min
    Freya Stark - Part 3 - The Lost Assassin Fortress and Solomon's Throne

    Freya Stark - Part 3 - The Lost Assassin Fortress and Solomon's Throne

    Freya Stark returns to the mountains of northern Persia in search of Lambsar - the lost fortress of the Order of Assassins. She will also nearly die after contracting malaria, and make an attempt to climb the mountain known as Solomon's Throne.
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    • 31 min
    Freya Stark - Part 2 - The Valley of the Assassins

    Freya Stark - Part 2 - The Valley of the Assassins

    In part 2 of our series, Stark heads into the mountains of Persia in search of the Valley of the Assassins - as well as the ruins of their legendary fortresses - including Alamut and Lambsar castles. 
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    • 33 min
    Freya Stark - Part 1 - Early life and the lands of the Druze

    Freya Stark - Part 1 - Early life and the lands of the Druze

    We take a look at the early life of Freya Stark, including her near death as a youth, and her time as a nurse in WWI. We then take Stark on her first adventure, a journey into the forbidden lands of the the Druze - a secretive and closed society in modern-day Syria.
    Interview with Alice Morrison: https://explorerspodcast.com/alice-morrison/
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    • 40 min

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