Behind the Scenes

Posted Posted in Cycling, Filming

Hi everyone  – I just thought I’d take the chance to reply to comments we have had about On Hannibal’s trail on twitter, facebook and on various blogs! Firstly thanks to everyone for comments – lots of very nice ones which are very encouraging to read! To answer a few of the questions which have […]

Hitting the Road

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The first episode of On Hannibal’s Trail that aired last Friday did okay we think.  We’re not sure how to judge this, but ‘Hitting the Road’ was watched by more than 1 million people in the UK which is about four times the viewing figures we were getting on BBCFour when the show aired for the […]

Barcelona

Posted Posted in Cycling, Filming, History

In Episode 2 of On Hannibal’s Trail we ride through Barcelona which just happens to be where I am right now. The city is famed for it’s architecture (among other things) and one of the most unusual, and perhaps my favourite architectural feat here are the ruins of the Roman temple of Augustus that are […]

Specific Absorption Rates via Caerleon

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We went to Wales recently for a short break knowing we were entering a part of the UK with some its most intact Roman ruins. The Romans invaded Wales in 48 AD. Some local tribes resisted but as far as archaeologists can tell the major forts in the south stopped being fully garrisoned by about […]

The Next Trail?

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Hi everyone, Hannibal is back on the BBC so this prompted us to start planning our next historical journey. We would love everyones input – we have a few ideas so have made a poll on our website… If you look on our homepage on the righthand side you will see the poll. Please vote […]