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Columbus Knew Where He Was Going, Claims Soviet Historian December 30, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary, Medieval
Columbus Knew Where He Was Going, Claims Soviet Historian

A weird little news report from New York Herald Tribune, 12 October 1959 Soviet Historian Declares Columbus Tricked World. A Soviet Historian said today that Christopher Columbus hoodwinked the world 467 years ago because he knew all along where America was. The historian, identified only as Tyspernik, a lecturer at the Kazakh Pedagogic Institute, was […]

A Celtic Tribe in Kazakhstan? July 29, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient
A Celtic Tribe in Kazakhstan?

When Beach was still a green blogger – before he had learnt about spiders, search engine optimization and RSI feeds  – he spat out a little post about a group of Celtic hoodlums who, as mercenaries, travelled around the Mediterranean causing havoc everywhere they went. Beach sold this as a Wrong Place post: an example […]