Bangkok during the Vietnam War

[audio:vietnamwar.mp3] Download audio file (vietnamwar.mp3) at *hendrik Mark asks Tony about his experiences in Bangkok during the Vietnam War. Tony: I didn’t go to Vietnam. I was in the air force. Mark: Right. Tony: They had a few bases in Vietnam but they had like six or seven air bases […] Read more »

On Horseback from Canada to South America

[audio:onhorseback.mp3] Download audio file (onhorseback.mp3) at stephanie-sas Craig and Mark and some friends talk about a horseback journey from Canada to South America. Craig: One night Mark and I came up with an idea for a great trip. It started…we were talking about horses and…you know that I really love […] Read more »

Chakras: Energy Centres in the Human Body

[audio:chakras.mp3] Download audio file (chakras.mp3) at omnos In this conversation, Pedro, Kenni, Mark and Be talk about energy centers in the body (chakras) and then start to sing. In their conversation they mention different parts of the body. Can you pick out the words which refer to parts of the […] Read more »

People and Places – Miriam 1 – Where are you from?

[audio:miria1.mp3] Download audio file (miria1.mp3) at Aktiv Phil Mark: Where are you from Miriam? Miriam: I am from the Philippines. I was born in Manila, actually. Mark: Right. Miriam: … in 1961 Mark: Your parents are from Manila also? Miriam: No, my mother and father, actually; they come from two […] Read more »

Germans in Chile

[audio:chile.mp3] Download audio file (chile.mp3) at emeeelea a.k.a mela Kenni and Pedro talk with Mark and Be about South America. Mark: So, Kenni, are you from Santiago as well? Kenni: Yes, I am from Chile, Santiago in Chile. Mark: Uh-huh. Have you traveled in South America very much? Kenni: Yes […] Read more »

Japanese Animals

[audio:japaneseanimals.mp3] Download audio file (japaneseanimals.mp3) at eesti Mark and Eric talk about wild animals in Japan. Mark: When you go on these motorcycle trips, do you see much wildlife? Eric: Well often I ride on my off-road bike. I ride fire-roads or logging type roads…very small gravel….roads and on these […] Read more »

Plutonium is a Dangerous Substance

[audio:plutonium.mp3] Download audio file (plutonium.mp3) at maidrin_rua Mark and Aaron talked to an eighty-six year-old Japanese poet and political activist who had lived in India and China. Mark: Ok so you came back to Japan because it is an important time…like…the constitution… Naoto: Yeah…you know…the constitution…August next year there is […] Read more »

Born in Virginia

[audio:borninvirginia.mp3] Download audio file (borninvirginia.mp3) at vidalia Mark met Tony in Bangkok. They talked and ate together. Tony: Can I eat while I am talking? Mark: Yeah, yeah yeah yeah.. Tony: You ever heard a black man talk and eat at the same time?…he he hee…well go on… Mark: Where […] Read more »

Archie is a Sheep Man from New South Wales

[audio:archie.mp3] Download audio file (archie.mp3) In this podcast, Mark White interviews Archie, a sheep man from the town of Emmaville in New South Wales, Australia. Archie talks about the history of Emmaville and life growing up in the Australian countryside. M: Hello everybody. We’re sitting just outside Emmaville in New […] Read more »