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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The Silk Road episode 3
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The Silk Road episode 3

The Silk Road episode 3: In the final episode of his series tracing the story of the most famous trade route in history, Dr Sam Willis continues his journey west in Iran. The first BBC documentary team to be granted entry for nearly a decade, Sam begins in the legendary city of Persepolis - heart of the first Persian Empire.     Following an ancient caravan route through Persia's deserts, he visits a Zoroastrian temple where a holy fire has…

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