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The Trail Less Traveled

By Mandela Leola van Eeden

Dedicated to documenting humanity by gathering interviews & sound effects from the most remote locations around the world. The goal for the show is to take you, the listener, back to mankind's earliest form of entertainment: story telling. Therefore, every week features an interview with an adventurer in their natural habitat in order to provide an audible journey packed with adventure information & inspiration. Everyone has a story & different perspective, we aim to share the stories from the world’s diverse cultures & unknown lands.

  1. 1.
    500 Rivers since 1977 with the world's most professional riverguide: Glenn Goodrich.13 July 2018
    51:32
  2. 2.
    Grand Canyon Human History with legendary guide, Glenn Goodrich.13 July 2018
    1:00:09
  3. 3.
    North American Plains Cree Indian Actor & Stuntman: Buffalo Child13 July 2018
    54:33
  4. 4.
    Wrangler & Cowboy in the Bob Marshall Wilderness - Clayton Alexander12 July 2018
    51:51
  5. 5.
    Writer, Historian and Arches Park Ranger - Christian Wright4 May 2018
    38:52
  6. 6.
    A fascinating look at BIRDS with ornithologist, Tim Keyes.24 April 2018
    1:11:42
  7. 7.
    Andy Ambelang Blue Nile Expedition16 April 2018
    51:38
  8. 8.
    Bob Marshall Exploration & Backcountry Packing: Smoke Elser27 March 2018
    47:24
  1. 9.
    Backcountry mule packing in Montana with saddle maker, Jordan Knudsen.23 March 2018
    48:00
  2. 10.
    1,000 years of fishing in India with third generation fisherman & artist Salem Ahmad27 July 2017
    49:05
  3. 11.
    Grand Canyon Geology (part 2) with professor Dr. Laura Jones Crossey27 July 2017
    46:17
  4. 12.
    Geology of the Grand Canyon (part 1) with climber Dr. Karl Karlstrom27 July 2017
    50:07
  5. 13.
    Longest serving owner operated sea kayaking business in New Zealand: Roscos Milford Kayaks11 June 2017
    50:34
  6. 14.
    Maori Bush Doctor, film maker, artist & historian: Tipene "Stevo"11 June 2017
    58:40
  7. 15.
    Legendary climber w/more than a handful of first ascents & Geology Professor Emeritus: Gray Thompson11 June 2017
    38:19
  8. 16.
    Circumnavigating Ellesmere island & solo kayak missions in the Solomon islands: Jon Turk11 June 2017
    50:03
  9. 17.
    Live from the Franz Josef Glacier in New Zealand's Southern Alps: Glacier Trekking16 May 2017
    44:28
  10. 18.
    Growing Pinot Noir Grapes & Merino Wool in New Zealand: Draft & Di Somerville14 May 2017
    48:00
  11. 19.
    Nature Guide in Fiordland National Park: Carl Te Namu14 May 2017
    41:46
  12. 20.
    Story teller, Historian, Radio Pioneer, & LOR actor: Evan Campbell14 May 2017
    49:20
  13. 21.
    4x4 Enduro Racer, Motorhead & Off Road Enthusiast: Rosco Gaudin28 April 2017
    58:20
  14. 22.
    Sky Diver, Kayak Guide, Orienteer, Motorcycle Enthusiast & Beer Brewer: Courtney Quintrell21 April 2017
    1:05:08
  15. 23.
    Deep Water Emergence in the Milford Sound of Fiordland National Park (recorded underwater)6 April 2017
    1:00:50
  16. 24.
    International Adventure Guide living in Queenstown: Lisa Sackville (recorded in NZ)31 March 2017
    1:03:02
  17. 25.
    Milford Sound Sea Kayak Guide, Native South Islander & Whitewater Kayaker: Olive Butcher22 March 2017
    52:13
  18. 26.
    New Zealand Crayfishing with Possum the fisherman (recorded in the Tasman Sea)17 March 2017
    47:06
  19. 27.
    River & Soul Adventures in Nepal with Milford Sound Kayak Guide: Callum Morrison (Recorded in NZ)9 March 2017
    51:31
  20. 28.
    Milford Sound Sea Kayak Guide, Skipper & Home Brewer: Adam Collier (Recorded in NZ)9 March 2017
    1:00:40
  21. 29.
    New Zealand whitewater specialist & raspberry farmer: Chris Ewart8 February 2017
    48:57
  22. 30.
    Maori Culture, Art, Reclamation & Singing: Robyn Rauna14 January 2017
    51:43
  23. 31.
    Surfing with Frank in New Zealand: Frank Russell (Recorded in the NZ surf)11 January 2017
    42:46
  24. 32.
    Herpetology of The Grand Canyon: Dr. Geoff Carpenter (recorded on the Colorado River)10 January 2017
    43:40
  25. 33.
    Europeans first contact with Maori in 1769: Sheridan Gundry9 January 2017
    48:25
  26. 34.
    The Maori Battalion, German POW camps & Maori Songs with descendent: Zandria Taare5 January 2017
    54:26
  27. 35.
    30 Yrs Navigating Oceans, Surfing Tsunamis & Searching for Lost Treasure: Georges de Giorgio Part 229 December 2016
    48:23
  28. 36.
    1947 Antarctic Expedition with the Great Global Explorer: Georges de Giorgio Part 129 December 2016
    39:55
  29. 37.
    OCEARCH Great White Shark Research Vessel: Recorded on board in the Atlantic Ocean29 December 2016
    44:45
  30. 38.
    History of Southern Africa, Cold War Submarines & Apartheid: Sam van Eeden (Mandela's Dad)18 December 2016
    51:23
  31. 39.
    Cycling Across the Tibetan Plateau & Backcountry Skiing Around the World: Jon Turk Part 213 December 2016
    50:48
  32. 40.
    Circumnavigating Ellesmere Island, Canoeing Cape Horn & a Shaman in Western Siberia: Jon Turk Part 17 December 2016
    52:13
  33. 41.
    Aboriginal Australian Dream Time, History & Didjeridu: Russell Dawson (recorded in Australia)6 December 2016
    47:14
  34. 42.
    Biodiversity in The Grand Canyon: Dr. Larry Stevens & Jeri Ledbetter (recorded @ Colorado River)27 November 2016
    54:20
  35. 43.
    Raising a family on a sailboat in the Caribbean: Nancy Berkstresser (recorded in Panama)27 November 2016
    48:36
  36. 44.
    Windsurfing Champion, Boat-builder & Surfer: Temme Berkstresser (recorded in Panama)27 November 2016
    44:52
  37. 45.
    History of Aviation & Flight Attendants: Jeani van Eeden (Mandela's mom)26 November 2016
    38:14
  38. 46.
    Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam, West Africa, The Andes & Cannabis for PTSD: Wayne Coe26 November 2016
    46:51
  39. 47.
    Women's Rights in India, The Caste System & Raising a Family: Women Of India (recorded in India)26 November 2016
    43:34
  40. 48.
    Pioneering Underwater Explorer, Filmmaker & Leading Technical Diver: Jill Heinerth26 November 2016
    45:59
  41. 49.
    Founder of The African Wildlife Trust, Elephant Poaching & A Global Ban on Ivory: Pratik Patel25 November 2016
    45:42
  42. 50.
    History of Panama, culture, music, traditions & food: Berta Basquez (recorded on a bus in Panama)23 November 2016
    52:16
  43. 51.
    Paraolynpian Gold Medal Cyclist & Triathlete for Team USA: Meg Fisher23 November 2016
    38:44
  44. 52.
    One of the Lost Boys of Sudan & Human Rights Activist: John Dau23 November 2016
    53:13
  45. 53.
    Ayurvedic Medicine, Disease in the West, Finding Balance: Dr. Kiran Achutha Bhat (recorded in India)21 November 2016
    45:11
  46. 54.
    Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France, Doping & Racing with Author Tyler Hamilton21 November 2016
    56:30

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