Where The Wild Men Are - S3 Ep5 - Laos
Laos - Ben travels out to Southeast Asia to meet 31-year-old Jon Watkinson, who quit a career in finance for life in a handmade bamboo hut on a remote island on the Mekong River in Laos. Ben helps out by digging trenches, attempting an extreme form of fishing and lending a hand to his host to lift and move an entire house. Finally he discovers how the locals have taken Jon to their hearts. (S.3,Ep.5) (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) PG
Where The Wild Men Are was broadcast on SBS 2 at Monday 8 May 2017, 07:40.
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Where The Wild Men Are is a British documentary series hosted by English author and TV presenter Ben Fogle (One Mas and His Dog, Extreme Dreams with Ben Fogle). For the show Fogle travels around the world in order to meet people who have left Western society behind and settled in some of the planet's most isolated locations. The stories of Where The Wild Men Are include that of a high finance professional moving to the swamplands in Southern Georgia, a Florida taxi driver becoming a coconut farmer in the Philippines, and a 69-year old ex-fighter pilot who settled down at the foothills of the Himalayas in India.