Globe Trekker Airs Tuesday Nights in March on KCET | KCET
Globe Trekker Airs Tuesday Nights in March on KCET
Burbank, CA - February 28, 2013 - Tuesday
nights just got tropical! Beginning Tuesday,
March 5, at 9 p.m. KCET will be airing Globe
Trekker, the travel series that transports viewers to unforgettable
destinations through its stunning photography, rhythmic indigenous music and
spirit of adventure.
airs every Tuesday directly following the island-themed BBC detective series, Death in Paradise, kicks off with episodes
spotlighting island living in destinations such as the Caribbean islands,
Puerto Rico, Panama and Colombia. With several charismatic hosts including
KCET's Global L.A. personalities,
Brianna Barnes and Zay Harding, Globe
Trekker explores everything from big-city landmarks to exotic sights in
Globe Trekker Episode Descriptions:
March 5: "Caribbean Island: St. Lucia, Martinique &
Zoe Palmer visits the spectacularly beautiful islands of St Lucia, Martinique
and Montserrat. Surrounded by stunning rainforests, mountains and volcanoes
with a hybrid of English, African and French heritage, these islands deserve
their reputation as one of the top vacation spots in the world.
March 12: "Puerto Rico"
Zay visits San Juan, the El Yunque National Forest, the Camuy River Caves
National Park and the coffee-producing central highlands. Along the way he
discovers why Puerto Rico is known as the "island of enchantment," boasting
sun-kissed beaches, dramatic mountains, a rich colonial history, and great
March 19: "Panama & Colombia"
Megan takes a trip through Colombia and Panama, two countries that are
refreshingly untouched by mass tourism. In Panama City, Megan tries different
Panama hats, which she learns are really from Ecuador but were misnamed as far
back as the1850s when Americans were building the railroad during the Gold
Rush. She visits the Panama Canal, the crucial byway that generates $1 billion
a year for the Panamanian economy. In Colombia, Megan finds herself witness to
a point-blank shooting. Undeterred, she decides to learn more about the
country's crime-ridden history. She stops by Bogota's police museum to see an
exhibition of the infamous drug dealer Pablo Escobar, and then visits the
Caribbean coast and the beautiful historic city of Cartagena, where she learns
about the city's Spanish colonial past and listens to some of Colombia's most
popular rhythms, Vallenato.
March 26: "Globe Trekker Special: The Making of Globe Trekker"
Go behind the scenes of Globe Trekker to find out how the world's longest running
and most popular travel series is made. Viewers will join a crew on the road to
witness the logistical challenges of shooting this series, hearing the
perspectives of hosts, producers, directors and crew. They'll also uncover
never-before-seen moments from shoots over the years.
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