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Equator with Simon Reeve episode 1

Equator with Simon Reeve episode 1: Simon Reeve journeys 25,000 miles, trekking through rainforests, climbing active volcanoes and travelling through war zones on his way around the equator.     He catches malaria in Gabon and struggles on through the war-ravaged Democratic Republic of Congo, goes rafting on the source of the Nile and witnesses a bullfight in Kenya. His journey ends in the desert on the Somalian border where thousands of refugees have escaped the fighting in their homeland.…

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Read more about the article The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 5
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The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 5

The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 5: In this fifth leg, Simon travels across Central America from the Caribbean to the Pacific. Simon Reeve continues his journey through the Americas.     He begins by diving on a coral reef on the coast of northern Belize and visits a rescue centre for orphaned manatees. In Belize’s Chiquibul National Park, Simon witnesses a gun battle between armed park rangers and intruders from neighbouring Guatemala intent on clearing the rainforest for farming.…

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Read more about the article Grand Tours of Scotland’s Lochs episode 8
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Grand Tours of Scotland’s Lochs episode 8

Grand Tours of Scotland's Lochs episode 8: Paul travelling hopefully from the shores of Loch Hope to the glorious and lonely expanse of Sandwood Bay on the far north west of Scotland. Along the way he encounters a Pictish king and an ancient broch, discovers wartime secrets in Loch Eriboll and a hidden monument to a naval disaster.     The single-track road around Loch Eriboll still uses passing places to allow overtaking. It was on this very same road…

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Grand Tours of Scotland’s Lochs episode 7

Grand Tours of Scotland's Lochs episode 7: Paul sails along a much-loved route through the Kyles of Bute to Dunoon, discovering a secret history of WW2 bouncing bombs along the way.     From Dunoon and its connections with international singing star Harry Lauder, Paul gets nostalgic about nuclear submarines in the Holy Loch. Here he meets a man with an impressive water-powered organ. Crossing the loch, Paul beats hot steel with a blacksmith whose ancestors have been working Vulcan’s…

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Grand Tours of Scotland’s Lochs episode 6

Grand Tours of Scotland's Lochs episode 6: Paul explores the magical Argyll coast, travelling from the sacred sands of Kilmory Bay on Loch Sween.     On the beautiful Lilly Loch in Knapdale forest he gets a glimpse of beaver, before joining a group of steam enthusiasts restoring an old puffer on the Crinan Canal. Stone Age rock art leads him north to Loch Awe, where he drives a herd of Highland cows towards his final destination - the mountainous…

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