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Read more about the article Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 10 – Homeward Bound
Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 10 - Homeward Bound

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 10 – Homeward Bound

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 10 - Homeward Bound: At last, the end is in sight, and Dan's circumnavigation of the globe almost complete. But first there are some of the most brilliant treasures of all to enjoy. Venice, Florence and Rome revive an exhausted but ebullient Dan about to take his 92nd flight of the trip before he sails for home.     His first destination was once the most dangerous place on earth - Mostar and…

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Read more about the article Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 9 – Turkey to Germany
Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 9 - Turkey to Germany

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 9 – Turkey to Germany

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 9 - Turkey to Germany: In the penultimate stage of Dan Cruickshank’s gargantuan journey around the world, we find the intrepid explorer floating above Turkey in a hot air balloon! Below lie miles of a subterranean city where across the centuries peoples hid from warring factions from the east and west.     Once in the caves - dark and sinister as they are - Dan uncovers an ingenious means of defence before…

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China's Last Little Train
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China’s Last Little Train

China's Last Little Train: In a mountainous region best known for pandas and earthquakes, there are no roads, no cars, no buses. But there is ... a train. We tell the story of the last working narrow gauge steam railway in China.     The Jiayang Steam Train in Sichuan Province has been running non-stop since 1959, when it was built as part of Chairman Mao’s Great Leap Forward.   China's Last Little Train   Jiayang Little Steam Train is…

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Read more about the article Aerial Greece episode 4 – The North
Aerial Greece episode 4 - The North
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Aerial Greece episode 4 – The North

Aerial Greece episode 4 - The North: Bounded by the rugged fastness of the Pindus Mountains and the blue expanse of the Aegean, the North of Greece is a lesser-known land of mystery where the old and new live side by side.     There's no better way to take in Greece's great diversity, natural beauty, and mythic grandeur than to experience it from a god's-eye-view. This exhilarating aerial tour whisks you away on a four-part, cross-country journey above the…

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Read more about the article Aerial Greece episode 3 – Crete & the Eastern Islands
Aerial Greece episode 3 - Crete & the Eastern Islands
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Aerial Greece episode 3 – Crete & the Eastern Islands

Aerial Greece episode 3 - Crete & the Eastern Islands: Take flight over Crete's ancient palaces, the jewels of the Dodecanese, and other stunning eastern islands of Greece.     There's no better way to take in Greece's great diversity, natural beauty, and mythic grandeur than to experience it from a god's-eye-view. This exhilarating aerial tour whisks you away on a four-part, cross-country journey above the heart of Athens, over the timeless, contrasting Aegean archipelago, and across eastern islands of…

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