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Honduras & El Salvador

Brianna explores Honduras and El Salvador, two of Central America's most rewarding destinations. In Honduras, she swims with dolphins, spends the day at a banana plantation, visits the Mayan ruins of Copan and learns how to roll cigars in Santa Rosa de Copan. Next she heads to El Salvador, where she climbs the Izalco volcano, treks through waterfalls in El Impossible National Park, visits with a former guerrilla commander at the Guazapa volcano, enjoys a rodeo fiesta in San Luis del Carmen and ascends the still-active Santa Ana volcano, the highest in the country.




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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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Food Hour: The Story of Chocolate

For 4,000 years, people the world over have turned to the delicacy of chocolate for rituals, medicine, romance and sheer pleasure. In this informative and entertaining documentary, Judith Jones reveals how our love affair with chocolate began in Mesoamerica,present-day Southern Mexico and Central America, where people living deep in the tropical rainforests discovered the edible properties of Theobroma cacao, referred to as the food of the gods. With fellow travellers from around the world, Judith discovers the extraordinary popularity behind the pleasure of chocolate.

  • 2016-07-26T12:00:00-07:00
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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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Building England I

Judith Jones walks viewers through the story of the English building from the earliest days of Christianity, the creation of the baroque mansion in the 17th century, how a Romanesque church became a cathedral and how a castle became the Englishman's home. Among the locations she visits are the Roman edifices in Lindisfarne, Durham Cathedral, Fountains Abbey and the minster in Yorkshire, Warkworth Castle in Northumberland, Kentwell Hall in Suffolk, Burghley House in Lincolnshire, and Castle Howard.

  • 2016-08-02T12:00:00-07:00
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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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Building England II

Judith Jones continues her exploration of English architecture with a look at the Georgian and Victorian styles. She tours Queen's House in Greenwich, Christopher Wren's Church of Magnus the Martyr and St. Paul's Cathedral in London, the urban townhomes of Bath, Osterley House in Middlesex, Hammerwood Lodge in East Sussex, Saltaire in Yorkshire, Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace, and the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol.

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Road Trip: Andes

Inspired by Che Guevara's "The Motorcycle Diaries," Zay Harding 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 Pucara, drives the hair-raising roads to the little town of Cachi and visits the National Park of Leoncito.

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North East England

Incomprehensible dialects, terrible weather, a grim industrial backwater - these are phrases traditionally used to describe the Northern stretches of England. This Globe Trekker puts an end to the myth, as we follow traveller Judith Jones through Yorkshire and Northumberland. Her journey begins in rural Suffolk, continues on to the university city of Cambridge, Sheffield, Bradford and York. Her journey concludes on a boat to the Farne Island, the ancient sanctuary of the monk Saint Cuthbert and a present sanctuary to the puffin.

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Food Hour: Ireland

Globe Trekker Bobby Chinn samples oysters in Galway, fishes for salmon in Connemara, plays a tune or two with The Chieftains in Westport, visits the Nenagh Agricultural Show, judges a baking competition in Tipperary, and learns the history of Guinness in Dublin.

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Poland

Megan McCormick discovers the rich folklore and history of Poland. She visits the humble church where Pope John Paul II served as a young priest, discovers anti-Communist sculptures in Wroclaw, hunts for amber on the Pomeranian coast, explores the baroque streets of Gdansk, boards a galleon along the River Motlawa, re-enacts ancient battles in Gniew, explores Hitler's command post in Ketzryn, and kayaks through the Augustow canal to the Belarussian border.

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