Simon Reeve In Burma

August 2018

Season 1 Episode 2

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Simon journeys up the vast Irrawaddy river to the old royal capital of Mandalay, home to an exotic market for precious jade. In Burma’s mountainous highlands, he experiences Burma’s vibrant ethnic heritage at an extraordinary and explosive fire balloon festival, then visits an elephant sanctuary and finds out how a growing tourism industry is helping them survive after working for decades in the logging industry. Burma is a melting pot of different ethnic groups and having seen first-hand the s...
July 2018

Season 1 Episode 1

Expired 3.0 6 x
Simon travels to Burma to find out the roots of this crisis. He heads to Bangladesh to witness the drama of this still unfolding crisis. He begins his journey in the biggest city in the country, Yangon, and drives north into Burma’s Buddhist heartlands and the stunning ancient capital of Bagan - a sight that rivals the great wonders of the world. He meets the monks who supported the people through the darkest days of dictatorship, and he’s granted an audience with some of the most contentious f...