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Great Scenic Rail Journeys – 150 Years on the Track

Great Scenic Rail Journeys - 150 Years on the Track: Hosted by Grammy-winning musician David Holt, this travel program explores many historic and scenic tourist railroads in North America. More than just a tour, the program shows how these railroads defined the spirit of an era, creating a new industry and re-writing the history of transportation. Featured railways include Verde Canyon Railroad and Branson Scenic Railway, among others.     Host David Holt presents the stories of historic and scenic…

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Read more about the article The Lakes with Simon Reeve episode 3
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The Lakes with Simon Reeve episode 3

The Lakes with Simon Reeve episode 3: Simon Reeve comes to the end of his travels through the Lake District and Cumbria. Simon explores the wild and rugged coast of Cumbria and learns how central the county is to many of the challenges facing Britain. The Lake District National Park includes a beautiful stretch of Cumbria’s coast, where rare natterjack toads inhabit a spectacular sand dune landscape. But this rugged wilderness sits in the shadows of Sellafield, the most hazardous…

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The Lakes with Simon Reeve episode 2

The Lakes with Simon Reeve episode 2: Simon looks at the impact of humans on England’s biggest and most popular national park. He goes wild swimming in the crystal clear lake of Buttermere, before taking a look at the less fortunate Derwent Water, one of the many lakes now clogged with the invasive New Zealand pygmyweed. He also visits England's highest peak, Scafell Pike, where he discovers that the sheer footfall of so many yearly visitors is damaging the mountain…

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Read more about the article The Lakes with Simon Reeve episode 1
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The Lakes with Simon Reeve episode 1

The Lakes with Simon Reeve episode 1: Simon Reeve travels through the glorious Lake District and breathtaking Cumbria, revealing the secrets of this iconic part of Britain.  With its magnificent mountains, glacial valleys and 16 iconic lakes and meres, the Lake District is one of the great natural wonders of our country.     But huge changes are sweeping through this ancient landscape. In this episode, Simon meets some of the Cumbrian characters with different visions for the future of…

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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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