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The Explorers Podcast

Author: Matt Breen

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A podcast about the greatest explorers in history.

47 Episodes
Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin set off in Apollo 11 for the first lunar landing in history.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The final episode in our series on Francis Drake covers the years of 1581-1595, as Drake leads the fight against Spain, including Singeing the King of Spain's Beard, and the Spanish Armada.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Francis Drake and Golden Hind head across the Pacific to the Spice Islands, before rounding the tip of Africa and returning to EnglandLearn more about your ad choices. Visit
In part 4 in our series, Francis Drake will lead his fleet into the Strait of Magellan. After surviving more than 50 days of storms, he will then proceed to attack Spanish shipping on the western coast of the Americas - capturing the greatest prize in English history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
In 1576, Francis Drake begins his circumnavigation of the globe. In this episode, Drake organizes his fleet, and then heads to the Strait of Magellan. However, he must deal with a potentially mutinous foe who could derail the entire expedition. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Francis Drake conducts three expeditions to the Caribbean, becoming the most hated main the Spanish Empire. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
English explorer, privateer and captain Francis Drake comes of age in 16th century England. This episode talks about Drake's younger years, and details the voyages he made to Africa and the Caribbean in the 1560s - including his first command - and culminates in the Battle of San Juan de Ulúa in 1568. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Portuguese explorer Diogo Cão travels down the coast of west Africa in the 1480s, becoming the first European to discover the Congo River, and setting the stage for others to round the tip of the continent.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The Lewis and Clark Expedition is complete, so let's take a look at what happen at what happened with the end of the epic journey across the country. We'll also see what happened to the people involved in the expedition, and take a look at the legacy of Lewis and Clark and the Corps of the Discovery.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
The Corps heads out of the Rockies and down the Missouri - the last leg of their epic journey.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Comments (2)

brent kubenez

Great podcast! if you like historical adventure type books and podcasts then you will love this one. well researched and well told!

Jun 29th

Tracy Thomas

I recently started listening and love this podcast. great and interesting information. Great narration and wonderful stories about the early exploration of the world. Can't wait for the next part in the Lewis and Clark series.

Nov 10th
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