Historians

Historians

There’s the archeologist who spent 16 years directing the excavation of a Viking site in Norway. The traveling professor spending the summer in antiquity sharing sites of ancient Greek commerce. Or the writer who just finished another book on the conquest of the Caribbean. 

Lindblad Expeditions staffs explorations of cultural capitals with talented historians who are passionate about sharing the places and people they’ve dedicated their lives to studying. They bring to life regions guests explore by sharing the lore, legends, and a running dialog of on-the-spot commentary. It adds context to every journey, and turns what would otherwise be a string of intriguing days into a holistic narrative that takes guests through time and shows them how and why things are the way they are. 

 

Even in areas as wild as Antarctica and the Arctic, the historical prospective they provide gives a framework to consider mankind’s relationship to both poles today. And combined with the tools for exploration, they give guests an enduring picture of each region. For example, it’s one thing to hear that French explore Jean-BaptisteCharcot brought hundreds of cases of wine with him on his exploratory journey to Antarctica. It’s another to hear it, and then look up at a video monitor to see a video shot beneath the bow of the ship that shows a pile of 100-year-old bottles tossed over the side by Charcot’s crew. 

 

There’s the archeologist who spent 16 years directing the excavation of a Viking site in Norway. The traveling professor spending the summer in antiquity sharing sites of ancient Greek commerce. Or the writer who just finished another book on the conquest of the Caribbean. ...

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Meet our Historians