Desert Road

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  • " Globe Trekker " transports viewers to unforgettable destinations through its ...
  • Lebanon is a country located between the desert and the sea. The location is a both blessing Merilees Parker in Beirutand a curse, with war being waged on this fertile ground for over four millennia. The rich soil and varied history of Lebanon have resulted in a world class cuisine. Chef Merrilees Parker travels to the capital of Beirut, and then in to the countryside of Lebanon to learn more...

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  • The role that the spice trails played in creating great cities and destroying ancient civilizations. Included: the Molucca Islands of Indonesia, which are the original home of cloves and nutmeg and the Indian province of Kerala, which is home to pepper and cardamom. Other stops include Venice, Italy, Beirut, Cairo, China, Spain and the Caribbean.

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  • A group of trekkers uncover the story of how tea spread from China to the rest of the world. The show visits Southeast China, Japan, Taiwan, England, Bangladesh, India, Morocco, and Myanmar to provide historical context, examine cultural traditions and rituals, and discover what the future holds for this popular beverage.



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  • Zay Harding travels across Northern France and Belgium, visiting key WWI locations on the Western front. His journey starts in the town of Meaux -- 25 miles from Paris -- the closest that the German army came to capturing the French capital, and the site of the newly opened Museum of the Great War.



  • Rosie Lovell discovers the cultural and historical influences that define contemporary Sicilian cuisine. Occupations by the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Normans, the French and the Spanish have all played their part by introducing techniques and ingredients that have created one of the most layered and intriguing global cuisines. Very closely related to its religious and spiritual life, Sicilian...
  • Inspired by Che Guevara's "The Motorcycle Diaries," Zay begins the 3, 000 mile trip along Ruta 40 through the Andes. Starting his trek near the Argentina-Bolivia border, he crosses into the brilliant white salt flats of the Salinas Grandes, takes in the kaleidoscopic natural wonders of 7 Colors Hills, stops at the oldest continuously inhabited city of Tilcara, explores pre-Columbian ruins in...

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