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The Island of Death and The Island That Left

By wthpod August 14, 2017

In this island hopping episode Suzie visits the island of Poveglia and Trevor can’t visit Sandy Island!

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THE ISLAND OF POVEGLIA

Atlas Obscura 2017, ‘Poveglia Plague Island’ http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/poveglia-plague-island
Matthews D 2016, ‘Isle of Madness: Poveglia Island is Haunted by the Ghosts of 160,000 Plague Victims’ http://weekinweird.com/2016/10/25/poveglia-island-is-haunted-by-plague-victims/
Riggs R 2014, ‘SOLD! The Happy, Haunted Island of Poveglia’ http://mentalfloss.com/article/24658/strange-geographies-happy-haunted-island-poveglia
Starostinetskaya A 2014, ‘Poveglia Island: Like Hell, But in Italy’ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/off-track-planet/poveglia-island-like-hell_b_4188986.html
Trip Advisor Australia 2017, ‘Venice: Poveglia Island’ https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/Travel-g187870-c166606/Venice:Italy:Poveglia.Island.html

SANDY ISLAND

How a Fake Island Landed on Google Earth – Live Science

Scientist unravels mystery of Coral Sea’s ghostly Sandy Island – The Washington Post

Missing Pacific island riddle ‘solved’ – The Telegraph

“Disappearance” of Sandy Island – General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans

Obituary: Sandy Island (1876 –2012) – EOS

Other stuff:

The word history in the opening theme has been extracted from…

History Never Repeats – Split Enz (1981)

History Repeating – Propellerheads feat: Miss Shirley Bassey (1998)

Flame Trees – Cold Chisel (1984)

You’re History – Shakespeare’s Sister (1989)

Centuries – Fall Out Boy (2015)

Fade out

Island In The Sun – Weezer (2001)

All music used under fair use provisions.

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