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Aerial Greece episode 2 – The South

Aerial Greece episode 2 - The South: The story of Western civilization began in Greece, and it was in the South where the first chapter of that story was written. This soaring tour explores lands of ancient warriors, tumultuous battles, and diverse cultures, from the Peloponnese, home of the first Olympic Games, to Athens, where art and politics intertwine, to Cephalonia, an idyllic island with a dark past.     In southern Greece, the glories of the past are mirrored…

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Read more about the article Aerial Greece episode 1 – The Great Archipelago
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Aerial Greece episode 1 – The Great Archipelago

Aerial Greece episode 1 - The Great Archipelago: Southeast of mainland Greece, a ring of over 200 islands dot the Aegean Sea: the Cyclades, which translates to "circular islands." According to Greek myth, they were made by the vengeful sea god Poseidon, but to residents and tourists, this large archipelago brings wonder and astonishing views.     Soar above landscapes carved by human civilization and by elemental forces above and beneath the Earth. Then discover what makes each island unique…

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Read more about the article Turkey with Simon Reeve episode 2
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Turkey with Simon Reeve episode 2

Turkey with Simon Reeve episode 2: Simon Reeve sets off on the second leg of his two-part journey around Turkey, a dramatic and beautiful country that now finds itself at the centre of world events.     In the Taurus Mountains Simon stays with descendants of the original Turks, nomads known as Yoruks, whose lifestyle is under threat from the modern world and an increasingly religious government. They're not the only minority at odds with the authorities in Turkey; Simon…

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Turkey with Simon Reeve episode 1

Turkey with Simon Reeve episode 1: Simon Reeve sets off on the first leg of his two-part journey around Turkey, a dramatic and beautiful country that now finds itself at the centre of world events.     In this programme, he visits Istanbul and the beaches and crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea, before ending up at the war-torn border with Syria. In the region thought to have been the origin of the first vineyards, Simon meets a producer…

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Read more about the article Cornwall and Devon Walks with Julia Bradbury episode 8
Cornwall and Devon Walks with Julia Bradbury episode 8
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Cornwall and Devon Walks with Julia Bradbury episode 8

Cornwall and Devon Walks with Julia Bradbury episode 8: Julia goes in search of stories of smugglers and pirates walking the secluded coves along the Helford River, in a gentle three-mile mile loop from Helford Village to Frenchman's Creek and back. Julia goes oyster fishing, tries her hand at stand up paddle boarding, experiences forest bathing, and has a true smugglers' tipple, before finishing with a visit to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary. This magical woodland walk is one for all…

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