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Globe Trekker Previous Broadcasts

Buenos Aires City Guide (Episode #1222)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 29, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

In this exciting capital city, Judith explores the bohemian barrio of San Telmo, visits the Recoleta Cemetery, takes in the scene at the Gaucho street fair and hits the tiles at one of Buenos Aires' trendiest tango clubs. Her adventures also include a ferry excursion across the Rio de la Plata to the picturesque Uruguayan village of Colonia and a trip to Mendoza, the Argentine region famous for its wine and breathtaking mountain scenery.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 30, 2014 -- 2:00 PM

Globe Trekker Food Hour: Lebanon (Episode #1219)

KQED Life: Wed, Mar 26, 2014 -- 10:00 PM

The rich soil and varied history of Lebanon have resulted in a world-class cuisine. Merrilees Parker travels to the capital of Beirut and then in to the countryside of Lebanon to learn more about its people, their culture and their cuisine.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 27, 2014 -- 4:00 AM

Southern Mexico (Episode #1221)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 22, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

Ian participates in the unique Day of the Dead festival in Pazcuaro. After reveling late into the night, he goes to the old colonial town of Guanajuato, where he spends time with some Mexican cowboys and enjoys delicious Mexican food. From there Ian goes to Acapulco, where he takes in the glitzy nightlife before watching the famous cliff divers. Continuing his search for the perfect beach, he heads to Puerto Escondido for the annual surfing festival. He then travels to the Mayan ruins of Palenque, before visiting the Zapatista stronghold of San Cristobal and ending his journey with an amazing trek through the Lancondon jungle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 23, 2014 -- 2:00 PM

Madrid City Guide (Episode #1220)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 15, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

Adela visits exciting Madrid, taking in the artwork at the Prado, "El Rastro," the city's famous flea market, Spanish Civil War landmarks and samples the fabulous cuisine. She also takes excursions to nearby El Escorial, the Roman aqueducts of Segovia and the charming hillside town of Toledo.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 16, 2014 -- 2:00 PM

Globe Trekker Food Hour: Lebanon (Episode #1219)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 8, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

The rich soil and varied history of Lebanon have resulted in a world-class cuisine. Merrilees Parker travels to the capital of Beirut and then in to the countryside of Lebanon to learn more about its people, their culture and their cuisine.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 27, 2014 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 9, 2014 -- 2:00 PM

Nigeria (Episode #1218)

KQED World: Sat, Mar 1, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

Adela Ucar kicks off her visit in the capital of Lagos, an anarchic and electric city with a vital night life. Next she journeys to Yoruba Land in the southwest, thought to be the site of the Queen of Sheba's tomb. Adela later meets witch doctors in Oyo, travels to the historic walled cities in the north, hunts for bargains in the ancient Kurmi Market, visits the traditional Fulani village of Chafe and encounters a rare mountain gorilla in Nigeria's eastern highlands.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 2, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
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