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November 2013

S1 Ep4 - Manila To Mindanao

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Manila to Mindanao - Simon Reeve leads a team of journalists on a journey of discovery across the Philippines, from the beauty of the mountainous rice terraces in the north, to the war-torn Muslim regions of the south. In the capital, Manila, population pressure has led to some surprising consequences. The city's largest cemetery has become home to a thriving community, who look after the tombs of the rich but also have their own schools and shops. And in a somewhat surreal encounter, Simon has...

S1 Ep3 - Istanbul And Anatolia

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Istanbul and Anatolia - Simon Reeve leads a team of journalists on a journey of discovery across Turkey. From the stunning mosques of Istanbul to the 'fairy chimneys' of Cappadocia and the forests of the Black Sea coast, Turkey is a country of rich history and amazing landscapes. It is also a divided country where the pro-Islamic government seems locked in conflict with the traditionally secular establishment, including the army, and where an armed conflict rumbles on with elements of the Kurdi...

S1 Ep2 - Africa's Rift Valley

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Africa's Rift Valley - Simon Reeve leads a team of journalists on a spectacular journey down East Africa's Rift Valley. From the tiny country of Djibouti, which is the centre of America's military presence in Africa, to the wide open plains of Kenya, the team encounter awe-inspiring landscapes, rich culture and amazing wildlife. In Ethiopia, even in the green and fertile Rift, people are still going hungry, and in northern Kenya global climate change is driving tribes to war over water and reso...

S1 Ep1 - Patagonia To The Pampas

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Patagonia to the Pampas - Simon Reeve leads a team of journalists on a journey through the spectacular landscapes of Argentina. In the south, a group of indigenous people are locked in a historic dispute with Italian clothing giants Benetton; in Buenos Aires, children of the 'disappeared' are seeking to find out the truth of what happened to their parents under the military dictatorship; and in the pampas we meet a gaucho whose way of life is being destroyed by an agricultural revolution. (From...
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