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An ongoing series of long-form conversations with individuals at the forefront of exploration and adventure in which filmmaker Matt Pycroft speaks to the most knowledgeable, accomplished and respected voices in the field. From mountaineers to wildlife cinematographers, environmental activists to polar photographers, The Adventure Podcast brings you up close and personal with those who live extraordinary lives. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/the-adventure-podcast.
 
The Exchange is a regular conversation with some of the most influential movers and shakers in business and markets hosted by Rob Cox, global editor of Breakingviews, the commentary publication of Thomson Reuters. From Reuters’ global headquarters in New York’s Times Square, Rob debates and discusses trends in finance and economics with those who shape them, from central bankers and corporate executives to authors and film directors.
 
Anderson served as third officer aboard the Eamont. Eamont was an opium clipper built in Cowes. Eamont was involved in the opening of Japan to foreigners in 1858, serving as a dispatch boat between Nagasaki and Shanghai, and was one of the first vessels to open up a trade with Formosa. The Eamont was employed in the negotiations for the first commercial treaty with Japan. On this occasion she ran into Nagasaki and quietly dropped anchor, in spite of the fact that opposition to the proposed c ...
 
Tercera Novela de la tercera serie de los Episodios Nacionales. Fernando Calpena y don Pedro Hillo se encuentran prisioneros en la misma cárcel. Al poco de llegar, comienzan a recibir cartas de la mujer incógnita. En ellas explica a don Pedro la necesidad de tenerlos prisioneros, pero en breve tiempo ambos serán liberados, si le prometen... Introducción por Tux La tercera serie: 1 - Zumalacárregui 2 - Mendizábal 3 - De Oñate a la Granja
 
Having, on his first voyage, discovered Australia, Cook still had to contend with those who maintained that the Terra Australians Incognita (the unknown Southern Continent) was a reality. To finally settle the issue, the British Admiralty sent Cook out again into the vast Southern Ocean with two sailing ships totalling only about 800 tons. Listen as Cook, equipped with one of the first chronometers, pushes his small vessel not merely into the Roaring Forties or the Furious Fifties but become ...
 
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Michael Turek has been taking photographs since he was eight years old. In this conversation with Matt Pycroft - that ranges from a close encounter with a Siberian tiger to a lifelong affection for the Yorkshire Dales - he makes an eloquent case for photography being one of the closest things we have to teleportation. Support this show http://suppo…
 
As Douglas Adams once noted, space is “not a naturally tenable position for a whale”, but that didn't Gojira basing an album around the concept. Widely recognised as a landmark album in modern metal music, does From Mars To Sirius live up to the hype? Buy it and give it a listen first, then give us a listen as we break it down track by track. For s…
 
After a fourteen year career in the British Army, Jay Morton found himself catapulted from clandestine special forces secrecy to household-name celebrity. In this conversation with Matt Pycroft, Jay talks about growing up on active military service in Afghanistan in his early twenties, as well as the roles that both commitment and suffering have to…
 
Charles Goodhart and Manoj Pradhan tackle an issue perplexing policymakers and investors: if, and when, price pressures will rise. The authors of “The Great Demographic Reversal” discuss ageing societies, emerging economies, and why the world won’t follow in Japan’s footsteps. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
In the second half of this two-part interview, Sophy Roberts shares the epiphany that led to her debut book The Lost Pianos of Siberia, and the ‘pursuit of an object’ that ultimately took six expeditions, thousands of miles of travel and three years of her life. Sophy eloquently describes an odyssey through communities living by the rhythm of the e…
 
We're systematic and proud of it, and that means it's time to discuss the second album by our current band, French metal giants Gojira. This one seems to be viewed by many as a mere stepping stone on the path to the greatness of the later albums, but how does it stand on its own merits? Buy it and give it a listen first, then give us a listen as we…
 
Sophy Roberts cut her journalistic teeth reviewing luxury hotels for glossy magazines, before turning her back on the world of ‘infinity pools, free lunches and free flights’ to tell the story of a vast swathe of Russia – eleven percent of the earth’s landmass – that is arguably the least luxurious destination on the planet. In the first half of th…
 
Filmmaker and producer Emma Crome specialises in adventure and documentary film production. Following an unexpected insight into the decline of Britain’s wild spaces, Emma embarked on a long-term documentary project exploring the contemporary and precarious state of nature in the UK. Along the way she discovered the story of the father and son subj…
 
Nick Bullock describes himself, in a self-deprecating manner that is a refreshing hallmark of his storytelling, as “someone who likes to go climbing”. Preferring off-the-radar mountains to well-trodden summits, his 24th expedition was to the rarely-climbed 7555m Mount Gongga, in the Sichuan region of China, “a massive mountain that launches up into…
 
In which Carla shares more of her past and present personal paranormal experiences in her second live episode. To watch this episode, you may go to either to GetVokl or to YouTube. Resource: My Letterboxd list of my favorite haunted house/demented domicile films: https://boxd.it/7CzKy Sound credit: horror movie Eli (2019) Theme song and stinger: Co…
 
Five weeks after first arriving in the UK to study, Vedangi Kulkarni set off on her bike with the aim of discovering the country she had chosen to call home. Three weeks later, she stopped pedalling in John O’Groats, having cycled the length of mainland Britain. The story of how she got there is far from the usual bike-packing tale - with no sleepi…
 
In 1989, George Monbiot travelled to Brazil to explore the troubling stories emerging from the rainforest. He lived in Manaus - in the heart of the Amazon - for two years, learning Portuguese and immersing himself in the country. George describes this time as “the beginning of my political education”, and his story spans a series of encounters that…
 
We've got a new band to listen to, with French heavy metal giants Gojira the next band to be examined under the Unshuffled microscope. As always, we kick off with the debut album. Largely overlooked at the time of release, Terra Incognita seems to have been overshadowed by their later albums. Has it been unfairly treated? Buy it and give it a liste…
 
Still climbing in his ninth decade – and with nearly 30 first ascents under his belt – Sir Chris Bonington’s appetite for adventure has made him both a trailblazer and a mainstay of the mountaineering community. This conversation spans the peaks and valleys of a life well lived, and offers insight, humour and pathos. From an unsuccessful boyhood at…
 
In which Carla shares all of her past and present personal paranormal experiences in her first live episode. To watch this episode, you may go to either to GetVokl or to YouTube. Website entry: Haunting resources (including my Waverly Hills photos) theremightbecupcakes.com/resources-hauntings Suggested Reading—Books Referenced in Episode (links to …
 
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