Jan 31, 2017
The "Handelsbeurs" of Antwerp is not only a beautiful building, it's also an important place for the history of free trade, and the stock market. Hear all about it in this episode about the Spanish fury, Pagadders, Antwerp, Amsterdam, Bruges and open trade.
https://youtu.be/6gD1p4C3etI (amazing pictures inside...
Jan 17, 2017
The Random history of Belgium Episode 19 is about the
United Belgian states (Verenigde Belgische staten), a predecessor
for Belgium as a sovereign state in the French revolution
It deals with the revolt, patriots, Vonckists and Statists in Belgium.
Jan 3, 2017
The Belgian expedition to the arctic region on the ship
'Belgica' is a shipping and expedition story. Adrien de Gerlache
led the expedition on it's famous end-of-the 19th century
The links I referred to in the podcast episode are below.
VOYAGE OF THE BELGICA - Fifteen Months in the Antarctic by...