The Search for the Wreck of the Vrouw Maria
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Time to Eat the Dogs is a podcast about science, history, and exploration. Each week, Michael Robinson interviews scientists, journalists, and adventurers about life at the extreme.
In, today’s episode, Gerald Easter and Mara Vorhees, authors of The Tsarina’s Lost Treasure: Catherine the Great, a Golden Age Masterpiece, and a Legendary Shipwreck, talk about the voyage of the Vrouw Maria and the long quest to find the wreck in the waters of the Archipelago Sea off the coast of Finland.
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Gerald Easter is a Professor at Boston College who has been teaching and writing about Russian/East European politics and history for more than two decades.
Mara Vorhees is a travel writer with an expertise in Russia, New England, and Central America. She has written or contributed to more than 40 guidebook editions, published by Lonely Planet.