Embark on a thrilling adventure with HHE Podcast, a show that takes you on a rollercoaster ride through the hidden corners of world history! Co-hosts Ryan Weir and Peter Goddard spin the wheel of history in each episode, combining a random mix of place, time, and topic to serve up a captivating blend of humour, trivia, and fascinating tales. Join us as we uncover compelling stories and prove that History Happened Everywhere!
Pete’s Tropic of Cancer episode is up before Judge Dersley this episode. Is salt really a rock? Can you visit a place that’s an imaginary line? And just how sweary is Henry Miller’s book? Find out now on… THE VERDICT!
02:26 The Tropic of Cancer
06:22 The Tropic of Taurus & Cancer
19:11 Is Rock-Salt a Rock & Salt Mines
23:54 The Verdict
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Pete takes on a round-the-world challenge and finds himself between a rock and a hard place on the Tropic of Cancer. We discover the surprising product that rated alongside gold in value on the trans-Saharan trade routes and we meet a pair of travelling historians whose journeys took them from Africa to China. Also, learn how a failed rebellion can still bring down a dynasty, and find out how you might apply for your harlot’s license in 9th Century China.
01:32 Orientation to The Tropic of Cancer
16:07: History of The Tropic of Cancer
18:34 Between a Rock and a Hard Place
22:22 A Rocky Start
31:10 Travelling the Tropic
44:11 Rebellion in China
– Tropical Beach Music (https://t.ly/fdZ70)
– Video showing how the tropics and the sun relate (https://shorturl.at/GKZ38)
– Unofficial flag for the Tropic of Cancer (https://shorturl.at/cuIL6)
– Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer (https://shorturl.at/gjBFI)
– 70s Cop Show Music (https://shorturl.at/adgTU)