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Read more about the article Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 7 – Jordan to Ethiopia
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Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 7 – Jordan to Ethiopia

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 7 - Jordan to Ethiopia: Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. Dan's in search of the Ark of the Covenant, a journey which takes him from Jordan to the Holy Land and finally to Ethiopia.     On the way he sees the city of Petra which is carved directly out of a rock face, prehistoric skyscrapers and the most powerful king in Africa - King Lalibela.  …

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Read more about the article Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 6 – Uzbekistan to Syria
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Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 6 – Uzbekistan to Syria

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 6 - Uzbekistan to Syria: Dan hits some of the most mysterious and secret countries in the world, where the weary western traveller cannot be sure of a warm welcome. Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations.     But he's in for a surprise as he is accosted by young girls in Bukhara and Persian carpet sellers in Iran. He couldn't be more welcome…

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Read more about the article Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 5 – India to Sri Lanka
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Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 5 – India to Sri Lanka

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 5 - India to Sri Lanka: Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. In Calcutta, he tangles with a ten-armed naked goddess and is moved to passion in the Cave of Heavenly Maidens.     Dan's on a journey of personal enlightenment and finds the key to the cosmos in the city of Jaipur, worships at the Temple of the Tooth, is blessed by an…

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Read more about the article Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 4 – Japan to China
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Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 4 – Japan to China

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 4 - Japan to China: The ancient and the modern clash deliciously in Japan while the Terracotta army and the Great Wall of China boast the brilliance of ancient imperial China – Dan Cruickshank embarks on the fourth leg of his journey round the world to map man's greatest creations in history.     The sword of a Samurai warrior is his first and slightly menacing choice, but Dan is captivated by the…

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Read more about the article Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 3 – Australia to Cambodia
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Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 3 – Australia to Cambodia

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 3 - Australia to Cambodia: Giant termite mounds, edible juicy ants and erotic cave paintings are the treasures Dan Cruickshank unearths in the outback.     In Dan's view, even the brilliance of Sydney Harbour can't rival the artefacts of ancient Australia. Dan then moves on to Indonesia and meets the Torajan people of Sulawesi for whom, with their elaborate funerals and continued contact with loved ones after they have died, the line…

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