People & Places
The virtual vacation we've all been craving. Take a trip from the comfort of your couch.
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Alba and Raul are a couple of young Spanish filmmakers living in Santiago de Compostela, the European capital of hikers. Alba has never made the Way and is full of questions: Why this need to walk? Why do people from all around the world walk?
Bali – The dream destination for tourists from all around the world. When Bali comes to mind, one may think of the dream-like beaches, wild jungles, volcanoes, lush rice terraces, captivating temples, and of course - yoga!
If Australia makes you think of beaches and BBQs, cricket, and cork hats, you haven’t seen anything yet. Giant deserts, ancient rainforest, tropical coasts, and mystical rock formations. Not to mention, some of the weirdest and most wonderful animals on the planet.
Nowhere is the American way of life as relaxed as on Florida's beaches. The Keys, a chain of islands at the far southern end of the state, reveal a more laid-back side of the USA. But all of Florida amazes – with secluded beaches, unspoiled nature, and the legacy of the early European settlers.
The culture of Japan is incredible, from bloom festivals to ultra-modern cities. But there are also more than 130 mammals and 600 bird species dwelling in Japan’s 6,852 islands. This island chain is long enough to span climate zones, providing a huge range of habitat.
Germany has some of Europe’s most famous and exciting cities, but that’s nothing compared to its natural wonders for those willing to step off the beaten track. Great lakes and rivers team with fish and birdlife, ancient and vast forests hide boars and lynx.
- 1h 29m
There are landscapes that hardly anyone has entered or seen: this film takes the viewer through New Zealand from the southern edge to the northernmost tip. High-quality images from the air, on land and in the water bring paradise to the other end of the world.
Most visitors to the UK head for London, maybe Stonehenge or ancient cities, but for its tiny size, the UK has surprisingly rich and diverse wild places, and wildlife, hidden from view unless you seek it out.
With 50 countries and 700 million people, Europe is renowned for its cities and culture. But what about its wilderness and wildlife? Go beyond Europe's urban exterior and explore its vast forests, mountain ranges, and coastlines.
Latin America is coined by the meeting of the Old and the New World. Here you find the legacy of pre-Columbian advanced civilizations, colonial architecture, and the beauty of nature. Presenter Christopher Clark follows the tracks of early advanced civilizations in Palenque and Teotihuacán.
Find out about the beauty of indigenous cultures - powerful, touching, and thoughtful. At the edges of the world we know, far away from civilization, the last indigenous communities live as hunters, shepherds, farmers, or fishermen.
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Follow the epic trials of young men willing to pass amazing initiatory ordeals to achieve manhood.
On the surface of Myanmar’s Inle Lake, unique floating gardens resemble a giant carpet of water lilies. Yet the water dries up almost completely during the summer, leaving the lake’s ecosystem in jeopardy. Now, the Burmese people must address this problem amidst political changes in their country.