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LectioYouth.Net EN

Catholic Biblical Federation

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LectioYouth.Net is a Catholic program for systematic reading and study of the Word of God. It is intended for groups and individuals, particularly the youth in Africa and Madagascar.
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A podcast about traveling around Madagascar, hosted by Brett, the owner the Madagascar-based tour operator, Dadamanga. We give you irregular updates on the where, the what, the how, and the how sore your butt will be after that long drive on those roads...
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Naturally Adventurous

Ken Behrens & Charley Hesse

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Charley Hesse and Ken Behrens have travelled all over the globe, and accumulated a lifetime worth of adventure stories, in pursuit of wild places and wild creatures. Both are lifelong birding and natural history fanatics, and professional guides. Charley was born in the UK, but has spent his life living in Japan, Ecuador, South Africa, and now Thailand. Ken was born in the US, and has lived in South Africa and Madagascar for the last decade plus. Contact Ken and Charley: ken.behrens@gmail.co ...
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If you wish to know more about scientist's work and research results in Madagascar, this is the place to be! SciTia highlights Malagasy scientists, and is designed especially for teens, high school students looking for inspiration for their future career. The SciTia podcast series, including Feon'Hay 2022 and Tafan'Hay 2023 - both funded by the National Geographic Society, is produced by ExplorerHome Madagascar, a local NGO working on STEM education and outreach for kids and youth.
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If you are looking for relevant, engaging, and uplifting content based on the unshakable Word of God, this is the right space for you! Pastor Shannon Panthin delivers compelling, yet practical insights on faith, culture, and current events. The uniqueness of his messages comes from a wide exposure and experience: from the business world to the church world, from a mélange of different cultures, traditions and faiths. He was born in the beautiful tropical island of Mauritius, on the east coas ...
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Trashy Royals

Hemlock Creatives

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Whether it's the debauchery of ancient Roman emperors, the Tudor crime family, the shenanigans behind the Chair of St. Peter, or the Austrian elites’ attempts to save themselves by trading their daughters to other royal houses, it turns out that our betters have always been among our worst. Join Alicia and Stacie from Trashy Divorces as we turn our jaded eyes to a different kind of moral garbage fire: Trashy Royals! Thursdays. Brought to you by Hemlock Creatives.
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Fall Line

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Fall Line: A memoir told in brief, pithy stories. Most of these tales come from twelve years living and working in Afghanistan, Togo, Madagascar and Tanzania. From coming of age in Africa to starting up a technology firm in DC, this is a swooping, soaring jumble of tales from one life crossing into the new millennium.New podcast weblog
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History of Africa

The History of Africa Podcast

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Take a deep dive deep into African history with this in-depth podcast. From Casablanca to Cape Town, tune in to this podcast to learn about the magnificent and oft-forgotten history of Africa. To access more free resources about African history, provide feedback, or support the show, check out our associated website at https://historyofafricapodcast.blogspot.com
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Across Africa

FRANCE 24 English

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Join Georja Calvin-Smith for a round up of the week's cultural and current affairs stories from across the African continent: exclusive reports and analysis. Every Thursday at 3:45pm Paris time.
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Formula Indie Asia, Africa & Oceania is a 2 hours music showcase focused on independent music made in Asia, Africa & Oceania produced by European Indie Music Network info on www.euroindiemusic.info Country List Algeria, Angola, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Armenia, Georgia Moldova,Ukraine, Israel, Turkey, Russia, Azerbaijan,Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burma, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia,Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad ,China, Comoros, Rep of the Congo, DR of the Congo, So ...
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Wild World investigates the natural wonders of our planet through the diverse voices of the people who explore, study, and protect them. Each episode features a new location, from the forests of Madagascar to the underwater world beneath the Galapagos Islands and the icy shores of Antarctica. Our goal is to give listeners a sense of wonder and awe about the natural world and an appreciation for the people who help us understand it.
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A hybrid relaxation/storytelling/comedy/science/adventure podcast. Join Scientist and Explorer Jonathan Peter Atwood as he tells stories about his adventures all over the world and beyond. Music, ambient sounds and sound effects all combine with Jonathan’s narration to help you chill, reduce stress, and enjoy a quiet, comforting sleep. Created by Chris Mancini. Music and Sound Design by Ron Tanski. Shows drop the first and 15th of every month.
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EXALT Podcast

EXALT Initiative

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Resource extraction impacts our daily lives and has helped push the climate to the brink, but there are people around the world living and fighting for alternative ways forward. Join hosts Christopher Chagnon and Sophia Hagolani-Albov and their guests on the last Friday of each month for a discussion of the impacts of extractivisms, alternative ways forward, and stories from people living the struggle every day. If you are someone interested in how our environment and societies have come to ...
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In each episode, your host Dr. John tells you everything you need to know about a bird species with a laid back attitude. Learn about bird evolution, taxonomy, and behavior, with a few myths and legends mixed in. John keeps the banter light, the energy bright, and the humor raunchy. Warning: Fowl language Follow on Instagram @Dirtybirdpodcast, send listener mail or voice memos at dirtybirdpodcast@gmail.com to have them heard on the show! Theme song by Dick Piston, aka Ricky Pistone. Outro mu ...
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This is a podcast about boas. All types of boas. We will discuss the natural history of a species of boa. We will also discuss the species in the wild and their status in captivity.
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The More Sibyl Podcast is hosted by Mo! Sibyl - a Nigerian-born, US-educated, Korean-speaking, Struggling Intellectual. The More Sibyl Podcast is a podcast about culture and culture nomads designed for Blacks and Asians and those who love them. On The More Sibyl Podcast, Mo! talks mostly with an invited guest, who she is inspired by, on a variety of issues, related to cultural experiences or other lived experiences related to third culture. If your concept of home is fluid, you feel like you ...
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The Anthropocene Reviewed

Complexly, John Green

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The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. On The Anthropocene Reviewed, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down) reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with A ...
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Peace Corps Tales

Salena | Karol

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As RPCVs, we rarely have a chance to tell our full tale to any one person; as people want to know “how Peace Corps was” in a 3-minute nutshell. Thus, this podcast is a place where RPCVs can talk in depth about their service! :)
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Highlighting African entrepreneurs and businesses from the motherland. What they have done and how they have manage it against the odds. We will look at how you and I can get involved. What we can learn from some of these guys, as well as opportunities that we can jump onto as well. Cover art photo provided by Donovan http://www.southernafro.com
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NYTMAG Sonic Voyages

The New York Times Magazine

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This podcast of audio stories from around the world accompanies the September 23, 2018 print issue of The New York Times Magazine. To see images from the issue, visit nytimes.com/voyages. All audio was produced and edited by Kara Oehler.
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Crazy, funny, heartwarming, educational stories from the services industry. Russell Jenkins, third generation with ABC Home & Commercial Services in North Texas, fellow teammates, and special guests share their stories. ABC provides pest control, lawn services, plumbing, handyman, and HVAC services to homes and businesses in North and East Texas!
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The Indian Ocean World Podcast seeks to educate and inform its listeners on topics concerning the relationship between humans and the environment throughout the history of the Indian Ocean World — a macro-region affected by the seasonal monsoon weather system, from China to Southeast and South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Based out of the Indian Ocean World Centre, a research centre affiliated with McGill University’s Department of History and Classical Studies, under the direction of ...
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What's it like making a film in some of the toughest and most interesting parts of the world? Krishnan Guru-Murthy takes you behind the scenes of the award-winning Channel 4 documentary series Unreported World, and talks to the reporters about the memories they made and the challenges they faced to bring us the world's untold stories.
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Heart of Mission is a podcast about God's amazing global mission. The Heart of Mission podcast is packed with valuable global mission conversation that you won't find anywhere else – hear from CMS missionaries, global mission experts, and pastors. Listen in for insightful conversation, talks, panels, live stories and more, all focussing on God's global mission. For a world that knows Jesus.
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Royal Madness

Royal Madness: Amanda W.

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This podcast tells historic dramatic tales of mad monarchs and nobleman. This podcast is a dramatic storytelling of historical events, with added commentary about theories or alleged rumors. Images of episode subjects are shared on our Facebook page and Twitter @RoyalMadness21.
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Everything Starts Small

John B Johnson @ a small studio

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A podcast that explores the lives of impact driven leaders who had an idea, and decided to bring it to life. Hosted by John B. Johnson, Principle and identity architect of a small studio, who uses these stories of beginning to combat the fear of starting.
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Welcome to Colubrid Corner, the podcast that explores the diverse array of snakes we know as Colubrids. Together, Owen McIntyre and Riley Jimison dive into these reptiles one species at a time to shine a light on the largest group of snakes according to human classification. With global distribution, this group consists of obscure, common, large, small, colorful, bland, harmless, and venomous species of snakes. Each episode unpacks a particular species to bring the listener deeper into the b ...
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The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for the study of Africa. In every Faculty and Division across the University there are active research programmes focused on the continent. The African Studies Centre, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Africa. Alongside the vibrant doctoral programmes, the MSc in African Studies, inaugurated in 2006, is already recognised as Europe's most pre ...
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As a parent, the one thing they don’t prepare you for is the amount of time your children will want to invest in crappy movies. Don’t get us wrong, there are some great ones out there, but even those can be too much when played on repeat. If the movies your kids watch drive you crazy and you feel like you might explode if you don’t get a chance to talk about the nutty things that are happening in them, then this is the podcast for you.
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Black Broads Abroad shines the spotlight on compelling and sometimes controversial Black expat women and those living in the African Diaspora. Hosted by Phelena Jean, a nearly 10 year expat, who has lived on four continents, with travel to over 40 countries in between. In 2011 she chunked the deuces to the U. S. of A and never looked back (except at that ass.) Listen in as we explore topics about, love, sex, culture, travel, business and interviews with dope ass Black broads all over the wor ...
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If you worried that royal houses had gotten a little too genteel by the 19th century, the story of Ranavalona I of Madagascar will disabuse you of that pretty quickly. Seizing the throne in 1828 after the death of her husband, King Radama - despite not being the rightful heir to it - she immediately launched a campaign of murder against her politic…
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The More Sibyl Podcast Presents: In this episode, Christelle Pellecuer, a certified coach empowering black adoptees, joined us on The More Sibyl Podcast to share her journey of self-discovery and cultural identity. As a transracial adoptee (someone who has been adopted into a family of a different racial or ethnic background) from Madagascar raised…
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In this episode we are joined by Marketta Vuola and Zo Randriamaro. Marketta is a project researcher from the TreesForDev project leading the work package on Madagascar. Zo works for the Research and Support Center for Development Alternatives-Indian Ocean (RSCDA-IO) / Centre de Recherches et d’Appui pour les Alternatives de Développement-Océan Ind…
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One of the outcomes of the 20th century's two world wars was the widespread abolition of monarchies across Europe. Some of these events were brutal, as in Russia, but others, like Italy, happened bloodlessly and through the popular will. After a long reign that saw the Kingdom of Italy enthralled by Benito Mussolini's fascist dictatorship, World Wa…
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Fantasy of Flight is a classic aviation museum located in Polk City Florida, Near Lakeland They have dozens of vintage aircraft from WWII models to racing and aerobatic planes. Highly recommended if you are in the area! Keep in mind they are only open Friday through Sunday 11:00am to 3:00pm and we recommend checking their website https://www.fantas…
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Ecuador has been in the news for the wrong reasons, but Andres explains why this shouldn't stop you from going. Black Solitaire recording courtesy of Paul Coopmans, XC264773. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/264773. License Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 If you wish to support this podcast, please visit our Patreon page a…
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The More Sibyl Podcast Presents: In this episode, we had the privilege of hosting Bidemi Adedire; a trailblazer in cultural preservation and storytelling. Her work is not just about preserving the past; it's also about ensuring that our voices are heard and our stories are remembered for generations to come. She is a founding member of African Podc…
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Northern Nigerian communities who have lost faith in the struggling security forces' ability to protect them are increasingly setting up vigilante groups to battle insurgents themselves. Also, rap is gaining ground in Egypt and although the scene is still overwhelmingly dominated by men, women are increasingly picking up the mic. And Kenya's birds …
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Motorists in Nigeria face huge queues at petrol stations across major cities as frustration grows over the multi-headed crises dragging on the country's economy. Also, known locally as the Mendzang, the xylophone has a small but dedicated following in Cameroon. And we head out on the road with the roaming chef and former Kenyan rugby star, Dennis O…
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If you or someone you know wishes to apply please visit: APPLY to Semester at Sea To donate to this world shifting experience, please visit: DONATE to Semester at Sea Yulia Conley, an accomplished economist and mathematician whose academic pursuits have taken her from the halls of Columbia University to the hallowed grounds of Oxford. In this episo…
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Andres shares some highlights (and lowlights) of his recent trip to Belize with Charley. Ocellated Turkey Recording courtesy of Paul Driver, XC522868. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/522868. License Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 If you wish to support this podcast, please visit our Patreon page at: https://www.patreon.c…
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When she assumed the throne in 1558, she made it clear to the members of her court that they shouldn't plan to have their wives or female companions around the place. She intended to be singular as she consolidated power, but perhaps she had another motive as well; by banishing the wives, Robert Dudley, newly appointed Master of the Horse to Her Ma…
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Join us as we sit down with Russian journalist and Semester at Sea alum, Kira Tverskaya. Having lived in Israel for two transformative years and navigated the fast-paced world of Russian news networks, Kira's perspective is also uniquely shaped by her experiences at sea. Kira embarked on multiple voyages to explore diverse cultures and destinations…
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Ten years ago, Bible League International (BLI) and Prison Fellowship International (PFI) joined together to minister around the US and the world to those in prison, their families and even those they've offended. The result is that hundreds of thousands have been impacted by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Andy Corley and Jos Snoep each serves as Pres…
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Julian teases Ken & Charley with some further MEGA sightings from his recent trip to Senegal, including the amazing Golden Nightjar. Golden Nightjar recording courtesy of Andrew Spencer, XC448862. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/448862. License Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 If you wish to support this podcast, please visi…
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Any radiohead fans out there? The Brown Creeper is often overlooked and underappreciated but it has a lot of cool bird facts to share! Parody songs aside, in this episode Dr. John tells you everything you need to know about a tiny bird of the deep coniferous woods of North and Central America. Learn all about their unique nesting behavior, their su…
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This month we are really excited to have a conversation with Rubén Vezzoni, who is one of our University of Helsinki colleagues from the Doctoral Programme in Political, Soci­etal and Regional Change. His work looks at different aspects of the political economy of the EU’s green transition, with case studies on solar panels, hydrogen, and post-grow…
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While Queen Elizabeth I of England famously never married, her close relationship with Robert Dudley began when the two were small children together in the court of Henry VIII. Elizabeth was a princess who was downgraded to a lady after her mother, Anne Boleyn's, death. Robert was the grandson of an advisor to King Henry VII who was executed for tr…
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In this episode, we talk to Quetzal Dwyer about his in situ adventures looking for obscure boas and their habitats, and we touch on his work in CR on breeding certain boa species. Follow: Keith McPeek @ https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009398259326 Warren Booth @ https://www.instagram.com/boabooth/ Rob Stone @ https://www.instagram.com/hi…
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Horses, carbuncles, gold, salt, and more. What do all these things have in common? They were first traded across the Sahara by the Garamantes. Today's episode discusses the earliest rise of Garamantian trans-Saharan trade, the first documented example of trade across the vast desert.By The History of Africa Podcast
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Julian teases Ken & Charley with some pretty MEGA sightings from his recent trip to Senegal. Quail-Plover recording courtesy of Javier Train, XC881227. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/881227. License Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Check at the video on the following Ebird checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S162751540…
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It's a big week for Tortured Poets, so we decided to take a long look at history's most famous one: William Shakespeare himself. Alicia explores the mystery around the true identity of the author of some of the world's most famous pieces of literature. Was it really the actor from Stratford-upon-Avon penning Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, A Midsummer Ni…
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The More Sibyl Podcast Presents: Dear Mosiblings, In this episode of The More Sibyl Podcast, we welcome you all to Season 7 with immense gratitude. Reflecting on our journey since April 2018, your support has been invaluable. This season promises engaging and diverse discussions on workplace dynamics, personal resilience, and more. Entering our six…
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As Taylor Swift launches her latest era with The Tortured Poets Department, Alicia dives into her favorite era: Tudor England. We explore the 17 surviving love letters that King Henry VIII penned during his courtship and early relationship with Anne Boleyn in the latter half of the 1520s, particularly noting that for quite a long time, it seems lik…
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Dr. Philip Gooding (IOWC, McGill) is joined by Prof. Tasha Rijke-Epstein (Vanderbilt) to discuss her wonderful new book, Children of the Soil: The Power of Built Form in Urban Madagascar. Their conversation takes us to Mahajanga, a port city in northwestern Madagascar, considering the city's contested built environment, as well as the human and mor…
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Join hosts Jim and Fred in this energetic episode of The FotoBug. They kick-off by announcing their move to YouTube, where they will share most of their video content, inviting new subscribers and expressing gratitude to existing ones. The transition allows for more interactive and engaging content. The focal point of this episode is the much-discu…
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Ken shares the top 5 sightings from his recent Baja trip, as voted by all the tour participants. If you wish to support this podcast, please visit our Patreon page at: https://www.patreon.com/naturallyadventurous?fan_landing=trueFeel free to contact us at: ken.behrens@gmail.com or cfchesse@gmail.comNaturally Adventurous Podcast --- Send in a voice …
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However much 'protocol' may attempt to intervene, the truth is that eccentricity is a trait that even royals have. This is certainly the case for Elisabeth of Wied, a German princess who became Romania's first queen, wife of Romania's King Carol I. Politics in Europe were extra complex in the latter half of the 19th century. In Russia, Tsar Alexand…
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Brought to the Sahara following the Persian conquest of Egypt, the spread of a new irrigation technology allowed Garamantian civilization to expand dramatically The earliest evidence of a unique Garamantian culture comes from the settlement of Zinkekra, located at the top of a rocky plateau near the Wadi al Ajal. However, settlements gradually drif…
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Ken tells Charley about his recent trip to the Yucatan Peninsular. Mayan Antthrush recording courtesy of Peter Boesman, XC880113. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/880113. License Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 If you wish to support this podcast, please visit our Patreon page at: https://www.patreon.com/naturallyadventurous…
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We bring you a week of political and social events from across the African continent. This week, Uganda's constitutional court threw out a challenge to the homophobic law adopted last May. Also, Congolese wordsmiths the Tetra collective use slam poetry to explore their deep love of Congolese and French literature. And many women farmers in Senegal …
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The fourteenth century was full of challenges to marital bliss, especially for nobles. Travel was complicated, especially during times of war, but royal houses still needed to cement alliances through marriage - often among woefully young princes and princesses who, again, were separated by vast distances and perhaps had never met. So it was for Po…
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Bosco suffered a terrible tragedy as a child when his parents were murdered in a conflict within the country of Burundi, Africa. Throughout his teenage years, he lived with unforgiveness and rage, even wanting to take revenge on his family's killers, but God transformed Bosco's life and brought him peace after he heard the Gospel preached in a chur…
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