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David Mountain
The Backpacker's Guide To Prehistory
The podcast that provides top travel tips for time travellers. Each episode host David Mountain will be asking experts in palaeobiology about the most interesting, exciting and important aspects of prehistory.
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Ratings & Reviews
5.0 stars from 14 ratings
Such a Fun Premise
This podcast has such a great concept behind it: you are vacationing in one of the great past eras of Earth's history. What's the flora and fauna like, and how's the weather? David Mountain engages with scientists from around the world to explore each age. Highly recommend.Read full review »
Jalachan via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/18/23
They make the podcast fun and knowledgeable by pretending that time traveling existed and what to expect. It gives knowledge and true description of major animals of a era. The sounds of nature contained really gives a imaginative soundscape for any listener to enjoy .
ellie lisas carmon via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/20/23
Backpackers Guide to prehistory
I absolutely love this podcast. I hope there will be a third season!
Kirmit-Kev via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 01/09/23
Recent Episodes
Pack your raincoat, because this week we're heading to a very stormy Jurassic. As the only geological period with bona fide movie star status, the Jurassic is full of prehistoric celebrities, from the first birds and mammals to - of course - the dinosaurs. But what should you wear? And where...
Published 03/28/22
Love warm, sandy beaches? Tropical azure seas? Metre-long sea scorpions? Then the Silurian is the backpacking destination for you! Join host David Mountain as he scuba dives through the Silurian period, the hidden gem of the Palaeozoic. Lasting from 444 to 419 million years again, this stretch of...
Published 03/14/22
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