Historic Walks

February 2016

S1 Ep6 - New York Skyscrapers

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New York Skyscrapers - Host Chaka Foreman discovers the architectural wonders of New York's famous skyline on a walk throughout the city that never sleeps. Chaka begins his journey at the quirky shaped Flatiron Building, then moves onto the jazzy art deco Chrysler Building. Next he visits landmarks Empire State Building and the Rockefeller Center, before finishing on Park Avenue at the Seagram Building. (From the UK) (Travel/Documentary Series) G

S1 Ep5 - Washington DC Monuments And Icons

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Washington DC Monuments and Icons - Host Chaka Forman explores the iconic landmarks and discovers the history behind America’s capital city. Forman first pays his respects at John F. Kennedy's grave, then takes in the iconic sculpture of Abraham Lincoln. Chaka makes his way past the Korean War and Vietnam War Memorials then stops outside The White House. He ends his historical walk with a moving visit to the new Martin Luther King Memorial. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) G

S1 Ep4 - Hollywood City Of Dreams

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Hollywood City Of Dreams - Host Justine Shapiro embarks on a walking tour of the historic centre of Old Hollywood where she discovers the eternal allure of the movie capital, and how a small rural town became one of the most famous places on earth. Starting at the top of Mulholland Drive, Justine hikes down the popular Runyon Canyon Park, then makes her way to Hollywood Boulevard and the renowned Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) G

S1 Ep3 - Philadelphia Founding Fathers

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Philadelphia Founding Fathers - Host Justine Shapiro discovers the charms and history of colonial America by exploring the landmarks of early Philadelphia, meeting people and exploring the places that keep history alive. After soaking up the excitement of 4th of July celebrations, Justine attends a Quaker meeting, experiences a ‘taste of the 18th century‘ ale recipes, before joining a street party on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to end the day with a fireworks display. (From the UK) (Documenta...
January 2016

S1 Ep2 - London Albertopolis The Age Of Empire

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London Albertopolis - Katy Haswell explores Albertopolis named after Prince Albert who purchased the land, to build “An area of culture and learning”. Katy’s walk begins outside the most famous department store in the world, Harrods from there she heads westwards to Brompton Square. Katy then wonders into the hidden gem of Prince’s Gate Mews behind the natural history museum where she discovers a private art gallery. (From the UK and the US) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) G CC

S1 Ep1 - Westminster City Of Power

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Westminster - Katy Haswell guides us through the historic city of Westminster. She pauses to discover places saturated with history which has shaped this sometimes gory city. The walk starts in Trafalgar Square, then onto Whitehall, Royal Horse Guards where Katy watches the Changing of the Guards, which has been carried out at the same time each day for the last one hundred years. Finally Katy finishes up with a ride on the London Eye. (From the UK and the US) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) G CC