Aug. 21, 1994
60 min.
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Globe Trekker

Globe Trekker transports viewers to remarkable destinations via stunning cinematography and through the eyes of interesting and charismatic hosts. Live as the locals do, and explore with us off-the-beaten-path locations brimming with intoxicating culture, unique cuisine and extraordinary landscapes.

Globe Trekker Season 12 (2013)

12x01 12 12x01 Across America: Route 66 & Beyond
Justine Shapiro undertakes a road trip across the U.S. The odyssey starts in Washington, D.C., where she takes the Blue Ridge Parkway to Nashville and Memphis. She also stops in ...
Apr. 07, 2013
12x02 12 12x02 Panamericana: Conquistadors & Aztecs
Judith Jones tours Mexico. Included: Chihuahua, where Pancho Villa started the Mexican Revolution; a silver mine in Zacatecas; and Mexico City.
Apr. 14, 2013
12x03 12 12x03 Panamericana: Incas & Inquisitions
Brianna Barnes tours Peru. Stops include Cajamarca, home to the largest gold mine in Latin America; Lima, which was founded in 1535 as Ciudad de los Reyes (City of Kings) by Spanish ...
Apr. 21, 2013
12x04 12 12x04 Pacific Journeys: Santiago to Pitcairn
Zay Harding begins his Pacific journey in Santiago de Chile, gateway to Easter Island. From here he heads to Tahiti, the Polynesian paradise that enticed Captain Cook, Captain Bligh ...
Apr. 28, 2013
12x05 12 12x05 Pacific Journeys: Tonga to New Caledonia
Zay Harding explores the Kingdom of Tonga, and then on to multi-cultural Fiji, where cannibals, sugar cane and Indian temples make for an exciting stay. In Norfolk Island he learns ...
May. 05, 2013
12x06 12 12x06 Silk Road: X'ian to Kashgar
A Silk Road odyssey in China begins in the silk capital of Xi'an and includes stops in Turpan, which is one of the lowest and hottest places on Earth; Kuqa, where the Thousand Buddha ...
May. 12, 2013
12x07 12 12x07 Silk Road: Kashgar to Istanbul
A journey through Central Asia highlights the fertile Ferghana Valley; the ancient kingdom of Samarkand and Bukhara; the stony desert of Turkmenistan; the lost city of Merv; and ...
May. 19, 2013
12x08 12 12x08 East to West: Istanbul to Vienna
Ian Wright undertakes an Istanbul-Vienna odyssey. Included: vampire myths in Bulgaria; the Skull Tower in Nis, Serbia, which stands as a reminder of Ottoman raids and rule; and a ...
May. 26, 2013
12x09 12 12x09 Food Hour: Vietnam
A culinary tour of Vietnam takes in a noodle shop in Ho Chi Minh City that served as a resistance headquarters during the Vietnam War; Hue in central Vietnam, where imperial cuisine ...
Jun. 30, 2013
12x10 12 12x10 Food Hour: Spice Trails
The role that the spice trails played in creating great cities and destroying ancient civilizations. Included: the Molucca Islands of Indonesia, which are the original home of cloves ...
Jul. 14, 2013
12x11 12 12x11 Food Hour: Southern China
New Zealand chef Peter Gordon tours Southern China. Included: cooking succulent spiced pork in Lianzhou, the mountain home of the Yao people; walking the rice fields of the Pearl ...
Nov. 17, 2013

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