By Matt Breen
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A podcast about the greatest explorers in history.
||CleanChristopher Columbus - Part 4||Part 4 in our series on Christopher Columbus details his exploration of Cuba and Jamaica, plus his subjugation of Hispaniola.||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristopher Columbus - Part 3||Christopher Columbus heads to the New World for a second voyage. This time he has 17 ships and more than 1,200 men. The object is to establish a viable commercial enterprise in this newly discovered land.||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristopher Columbus - Part 2||Christopher Columbus sets off on his historic first voyage - one that would become the most important voyage of discovery in history.||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristopher Columbus - Part 1||Christopher Columbus tries to secure backing for an expedition to cross the Atlantic in a daring attempt to reach Asia.||9/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrancisco de Orellana and the Exploration of the Amazon River - Part 2||Francisco de Orellana heads down the Amazon River in a desperate bid to return to civilization.||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrancisco de Orellana and the Exploration of the Amazon River - Part 1||Francisco de Orellana and Gonzalo Pizarro head over the Andes in search of El Dorado - the City of Gold. Instead, they only find death, forcing Orellana to begin a desperate 4,000 mile journey down the Amazon to reach safety.||5/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanZheng He and the Chinese Treasure Fleet||Zheng He commands the legendary Chinese Treasure Fleet, which sailed the Indian Ocean in the 15th century||4/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanÉtienne Brûlé and the Exploration of the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River||Étienne Brûlé, the most famous of the Coureur de bois, explores the lands around the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes||2/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanÁlvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca - Part 2||In one of the greatest journeys of survival - and exploration - ever recorded, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca begins a 2,500 mile trek across Mexico in a bid to return to Spanish territory.||2/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanÁlvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca - Part 1||Stranded and alone in modern day Texas, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca begins a remarkable eight year struggle to return home.||2/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPánfilo de Narváez and the Narváez Expedition||Spanish conquistador Pánfilo de Narváez heads to Florida in search of gold - only to find lots and lots of misery||1/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBartolomeu Dias and the Cape of Storms||Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias becomes the first man to round the southern tip of Africa||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMungo Park and the Exploration of the Niger River - Part 2||Mungo Park returns to West Africa with a large expedition, determined to map the Niger River and find the city of Timbuktu||1/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMungo Park and the Exploration of the Niger River - Part 1||Scottish explorer Mungo Park ventures into West Africa to find the Niger River and the legendary city of Timbuktu||12/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Cabot and the Exploration of North America||Italian explorer John Cabot, sailing for England, becomes the first European to land in North America since Leif Erikson.||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanErik the Red and Leif Erikson||The father and son duo of Erik the Red and Leif Erikson found the colony of Greenland, and become the first Europeans to arrive in North America.||12/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanZebulon Pike - Part 2||Zebulon Pike sets off into the Louisiana Territory||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanZebulon Pike - Part 1||American explorers, including Zebulon Pike, set out to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Territory||11/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVasco Núñez de Balboa - Part 2||Balboa sets off to find the mysterious sea on the other side of the mountains||11/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVasco Núñez de Balboa - Part 1||Balboa and the Spanish quest for gold leads him to establish the first permanent European colony in the Americas||10/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFerdinand Magellan and the Circumnavigation of the World - Part 4||Juan Sebastián Elcano takes the reins of the fleet as they try and finish the circumnavigation of the world||10/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFerdinand Magellan and the Circumnavigation of the World - Part 3||Magellan and the Armada de Molucca set sail across the Pacific in search of the Spice Islands||10/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFerdinand Magellan and the Circumnavigation of the World - Part 2||Magellan sets sail for South America to find the strait that will take him to the Western Sea||10/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFerdinand Magellan and the Circumnavigation of the World - Part 1||Magellan plans his daring expedition to the legendary Spice Islands||9/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Just finished the Magellan four parter. Really well done, in depth look at the subject matter. I love history, so this was right up my alley.
Great info - this is my kind of history podcast
These podcasts are so well done and great to listen to - keep it up.
I love history!
Great stuff, well done. Fun and informative. Thanks and keep it coming.