Born to Explore with Richard Wiese Previous Broadcasts

South Africa: Saving The Mighty Rhino (Episode #111H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 29, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

Join explorer Richard Wiese as he journeys to South Africa, for incredible encounters with white rhinos and elephants. Richard joins a conservation team on foot and by helicopter as they implant tracking devices to help monitor rhinos and protect them against poachers. He's welcomed into a Zulu tribe and meets some enterprising women who started a community garden that feeds the tribe and supplies local safari lodges.

Chile: Flowering of the Llamas (Episode #110H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 22, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

Richard Wiese travels to the driest place on earth, Chile's Atacama Desert. He explores the Valley of the Moons on horseback and meets the Atacamenos, a people who have survived in this harsh environment for hundreds of years. In a tiny oasis community, Richard joins a family in a sacred thanksgiving ceremony called the "Floramiento" or flowering of the llamas, where these beasts of burden are adorned with flowers.

Morocco: The Last Nomads (Episode #109H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jan 1, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

Discover Morocco with explorer Richard Wiese on a Saharan adventure. Atop an Arabian stallion, he joins in the Fantasia, an annual tribal celebration of traditional horsemanship. He journeys through the Sahara to meet a family of Berber nomads; encounters classic Moroccan hospitality and finds out how nomadic people survive in the desert.

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