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Globe Trekker Food Hour: Israel & The Palestinian Territories

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Angela May discovers the diverse and rich food traditions of Israel, with visits to Jaffa, Jerusalem, the coastal city of Acca and the hills of Judea. In the second half of this special, chef Bobby Chinn investigates whether or not there is an authentic Palestinian cuisine as he explores Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem and Ramallah.

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Vietnam

Zay Harding discovers the checkered and often-dangerous history of the Vietnamese railway. His perilous journey takes him to Hanoi, Hue, the DMZ and Ho Chi Minh City where he meets a general who led the final attack on the Presidential Palace during the Vietnam War.

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Top 10 South American Adventures

In this Globe Trekker special, Ian Wright, Holly Morris, Elis Nevitt, Matt Young, Megan McCormick and Zay Harding travel all across South America - to Guyana, Venezuela, Columbia, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil - in search of the continent's Top 10 adventures, which include white water rafting in untamed waters, searching for giant anaconda snakes, trekking to the world's highest waterfalls, and climbing to the snow-capped summit of the Lanin Volcano in the Andes Mountains.

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Food Hour: Southern China

Celebrated New Zealand chef Peter Gordon discovers the roots of Cantonese cuisine. Peter's journey takes him north to Lianzhou, the mountain home of the Yao tribe, where he cooks succulent spiced pork. Next he walks the rice fields of the Pearl River Delta, meets traditional medical doctors in Foshan, cooks up a strength-giving feast for dragon boat racing crews in Guangzhou, shops in the fabled market of Qingping, samples street fare in Chaozhou, visits the tea mountains near An'xi, stops in the glittering city of Xiamen and ends his journey in Daya Bay for simple soul food.

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Wild West USA

In this Globe Trekker special, Zay Harding, Sami Sabiti, Holly Morris, Justine Shapiro and Ian Wright explore the extraordinary history of America's spectacular Wild West.

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Delhi & Agra

Delhi is an incarnation of seven cities all born out of a bloody history. It's a city teeming with extraordinary life flowing through the 22 million+ Hindu and Muslim inhabitants who make India's capital one of the most vibrant in the world. It's also what attracts Globe Trekker Ian Wright to explore Delhi's old quarters, bargain bazaars, Imperial Mughai monuments, and last remaining outposts of British occupation. In this lively city guide, Ian takes in spectacular visits to the Taj Mahal in Agra, and the holy town of Haridwar in Uttarakhand.

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Tough Boat Journeys: The Amazon

On a remarkable 250 mile, three day journey through a remote rainforest, Holly Morris travels by cargo boat down one stretch of the Amazon in Peru. Sleeping in a hammock at night, she shares deck space with over 200 local Peruvians and countless boxes of vegetables and fruit, heading to the largest city in the Peruvian Amazon, Iquitos. Here, she explores the history of this unique and remarkable city before moving on to her second destination, the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve.

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Antarctica

Zay Harding's epic adventure in Antarctica begins with sea kayaking and penguin watching in Paradise Harbor, sails to historic Port Lockrov where he observes the work of Ukrainian biologists, unsuccessfully attempts to climb the treacherous Mount Scott, meets with U.S. scientists at Palmer station as he learns about the effects of global warming and the plight of the Adelie penguin and finally crosses the perilous Drake Passage on his way back to the South American mainland.

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Food Hour: Sicily

Bobby Chinn 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 is religious and spiritual life, Sicilian cuisine is above all a reflection of the island's cultural and historical events.

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