Journeys In Africa
Journeys in Africa is an innovative travel series focusing on the African continent. It will highlight Africa's unique culture, history, architecture and wildlife. Bill Ball explores both small villages and giant metropolises to explain the diverse culture, the fascinating traditions and the wonderful people that make up Africa.
Journeys In Africa Previous Broadcasts
Mikumi: The Gateway to the Southern Circuit (Episode #113)
KQED Life: Sat, Feb 22, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
If there ever was a lost wildlife gem, it would be Mikumi. Here many of the big Twelve live their lives against the backdrop of one of the most scenic parks in Africa. Bill takes a break from the wildlife safari to investigate the huge salt works at the edge of the park and how it may impact future conservation.
Saadani: Where The Land Meets The Sea (Episode #112)
KQED Life: Sat, Feb 8, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
Here is one of the few national parks in Africa where the bush meets the ocean. The big game of Africa face off with the creatures of the deep. Bill goes a little rogue for supper and tries his hand at surf netting prawns after spending a day looking for the elusive elephants of Saadani.
Dar Es Salaam/Tanga: Countdown to History (Episode #111)
KQED Life: Sat, Feb 1, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
To this day sisal, a rope making fiber plant is a mainstay of the economy. We'll tour the capital city of Tanzania and its diverse religious institutions before heading into sisal country. We'll learn about the German influences and the seldom heard story of Livingston's final trip across Africa.