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World Trekkers

HMNS Weekly Happenings!
February 8, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  Lecture – Solving the Mystery of Göbekli Tepe: The Oldest Temple on Earth? by Mehmet Ozdogan Wikipedia.   Some of the magnificent statues, pillars, temples and reliefs uncovered at Göbekli Tepe in southeastern Turkey date back an astonishing 14,000 years–predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years. In fact, they are the most magnificent and best-preserved artifacts […]

Mark Your Calendars for these events happening this week (12/1-12/7) at HMNS
November 30, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Bust out your planners, calendars, and PDAs (if you are throwback like that), it’s time to mark your calendars for the HMNS events of this week! Go behind-the-scenes of our offsite collections storage facility or tour one of our exhibits in the five behind-the-scenes tours offered this week, sharpen your survival skills (and an arrowhead […]

Next stop: BRAZIL! Jet-setting at home with World Trekkers this Friday
June 25, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Think Brazil is all Carnival and beaches? Think again. Here are three things you probably didn’t know about Brazil: MERCHANTS NAMED IT, NOT COLONIAL POWERS When Portugal started to colonize Brazil, they named it Terra de Santa Cruz (Land of the Holy Cross) in their official manuscripts. However, as sailors and merchants began to exploit […]

Come to England with us! World Trekkers + The Princess Bride = Awesomeness
March 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

We’re showing The Princess Bride as part of our World Trekkers: England event on Friday night. We know that this is basically one of the best movies ever (it has a HUGE cult following), but here are some special tidbits that make it that much more awesome:   The Cliffs of Insanity are real The […]



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