The Podcast

Welcome to the Wonders of the World! In this podcast, we'll visit the Earth's great places to tell the story of our people, our civilization, and our planet. From history to travel and even to food, we'll examine what makes us great and what makes us human.

Available wherever great podcasts can be found!

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Ancient Structure

August 15, 2019

There have been all sorts of new episodes since I last posted here!

A bonus episode on Notre-Dame de Paris

Episode 055 - The Mezquita of Córdoba, Spain

Episode 056 - The Underground Cities and Rock Formations of Cappadocia, Turkey

Episode 057 - Aachen Cathedral in Aachen,...

April 25, 2019

Check out the new episode here:  Giant's Causeway

April 8, 2019

Here are the links to recent wonders:

The Stelae of Copan

The Kailashanatha Temple of Ellora


Stay tuned for more exciting wonders to arrive on your favorite podcasting platform this spring!

December 20, 2018


Click here for this bonus episode  

It's our holiday bonus episode!  This time, we're going to Tajikistan, to visit the intriguing murals of the Sogdians, a civilization wedged between Persians, Arabs, Turks, and Chinese, yet rich and remarkable on their own. In P...

December 13, 2018


Click here for Episode 48  

The Maya return as we visit Tikal, nestled in the jungles of northern Guatemala, and pick up the story of Nuun Ujol Chaak, after he left Palenque.

Nuun Ujol Chaak was a rebel, facing unfathomable odds against an evil empire.  And even if...

November 22, 2018


Click here for Episode 47  

Back to Mesoamerica, only this time, we introduce the Maya. At the edge of the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, sits the city of Lakam Ha, today called Palenque.  Among its magnificent ruins is the Temple of the Inscriptions, the tomb of k...

November 8, 2018


Click here for the 2nd Anniversary Bonus Episode  

It's our SECOND ANNIVERSARY.  Two years of history, travel, food, and such. What a ride.  To celebrate, let's visit Oregon, a weird, magical place I love. 

I lived there for three years in the early 2010'...

November 4, 2018


Click here for Episode 46   

Another big episode, as Muhammad arrives on the scene.  An illiterate merchant in faraway Arabia, Muhammad develops a new faith and community that builds upon the monotheist faiths of his people's neighbors. 

Ali A Olomi, hist...

October 11, 2018


Click here to hear Episode 45  

It's the story of a farmboy, an actress, an unruly mob, and a bacterium. The Roman Empire evolved, and based in Constantinople, it reached a new golden age under the leadership of Justinian. His success is best seen in the masterpie...

September 27, 2018


Click here for Episode 44  

Rising from the Sri Lankan jungle stands the citadel of Sigiriya. An immense rock of volcanic origin, Sigiriya was transformed into the magnificent palace of Kassapa, a king whose story will blow your mind.  Think Macbeth meets Othello...

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