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They’ve lived on for centuries. Gateways to another place and time—with heroes, creatures, and damsels in distress. But these aren’t the tellings you remember from childhood. These versions err less on the side of whimsy…and more on the dark, daring, and dangerous. Throughout the month of June, we’re bringing your favorite folklore, epics, and spooky stories to life in a way like you’ve never heard them before. Welcome to Parcast Presents: Story Time.

Parcast Presents: Story Time runs the entire month of June—starting June 1st! Listen free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!

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They’ve lived on for centuries. Gateways to another place and time—with heroes, creatures, and damsels in distress. But these aren’t the tellings you remember from childhood. These versions err less on the side of whimsy…and more on the dark, daring, and dangerous. Throughout the month of June, we’re bringing your favorite folklore, epics, and spooky stories to life in a way like you’ve never heard them before. Welcome to Parcast Presents: Story Time.

Parcast Presents: Story Time runs the entire month of June—starting June 1st! Listen free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!

    S8: Treasure Hunt: El Dorado

    S8: Treasure Hunt: El Dorado

    This episode is brought to you by Gone, a Parcast Original. For more episodes like this one, subscribe to Gone on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    Since the first Europeans set foot in South America in the late 1400s, explorers have been captivated by this mythical city hidden within the jungles of the Andes Mountains. After centuries of expeditions and countless lives lost in the pursuit, no man has actually ever laid eyes on El Dorado.

    • 42 min
    S8: Treasure Hunt: King Solomon’s Mines Pt. 2

    S8: Treasure Hunt: King Solomon’s Mines Pt. 2

    This episode is brought to you by Unexplained Mysteries, a Parcast Original. For more episodes like this one, subscribe to Unexplained Mysteries on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    From 970 to 931 B.C.E., King Solomon transformed war-torn Israel into a prosperous kingdom, with a capital city covered in gold. Although these ancient treasures have never been found, certain clues point to the possible locations of his missing mines.

    • 45 min
    S8: Treasure Hunt: King Solomon’s Mines Pt. 1

    S8: Treasure Hunt: King Solomon’s Mines Pt. 1

    This episode is brought to you by Unexplained Mysteries, a Parcast Original. For more episodes like this one, subscribe to Unexplained Mysteries on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    There are multiple clues scattered throughout the Bible as to the place where Solomon, the richest King of Ancient Israel, mined the gold which gave him his power. Explorers have searched in the Middle East, Africa, and North America, but they’ve never been found.

    • 44 min
    S8: Treasure Hunt: The Lost Dutchman Gold Mine

    S8: Treasure Hunt: The Lost Dutchman Gold Mine

    This episode is brought to you by Gone, a Parcast Original. For more episodes like this one, subscribe to Gone on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    It was allegedly discovered by German immigrant Jacob Waltz, who made himself rich and then died before he could show it to anyone. Prospectors have since been searching for the “Lost Dutchman Gold Mine” for more than a century.

    • 49 min
    S8: Treasure Hunt: Anne Bonny Pt. 2

    S8: Treasure Hunt: Anne Bonny Pt. 2

    This episode is brought to you by Female Criminals, a Parcast Original. For more episodes like this one, subscribe to Female Criminals on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    Pirate Anne Bonny had seemingly met her match with Calico Jack, but the relationship didn't last forever. After leaving their child with a family in Cuba, Anne returned to the seas with Calico but found a new spark—this time with a most unexpected partner. 

    • 54 min
    S8: Treasure Hunt: Anne Bonny Pt. 1

    S8: Treasure Hunt: Anne Bonny Pt. 1

    This episode is brought to you by Female Criminals, a Parcast Original. For more episodes like this one, subscribe to Female Criminals on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    As a child, Anne Bonny pretended to be a boy to cover for the fact that she was an illegitimate child. When she dressed as a woman later on, she realized she preferred the freedom of being treated like a man. Dissatisfied with traditional life as a wife to her husband, she found a true partnership with "Calico Jack," a pirate who treated her with the respect she was seeking.

    • 50 min

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