Tropic Of Cancer DVD|
Circling the globe on a northern adventure Simon Reeve circumnavigates the globe around the 22 835 mile long Tropic of Cancer visiting 18 different countries meeting amazing people witnessing bizarre and beautiful sights and encountering spectacular and endangered wildlife. Starting in Baja California - the long strip of Mexico that descends into the Pacific Ocean Simon travels through Cuba the Bahamas Mauritania the wastelands of Southern Libya India Bangladesh and Burma before finally reaching the some of the most beautiful (and also some of the dirtiest) beaches in the world. From gorgeous landscapes to deserts small fishing villages to violent drug wars Simon finds out what makes these places fascinatingly unique.from£8.29 | RRP:
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- 26 April 2010
- Simon Reeve
- 2 Entertain Video
- 360 minutes
Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play Circling the globe on a northern adventure Simon Reeve best-selling author and broadcaster embarks on his most ambitious journey yet circling the world following the line that marks the northern border of the Earth&39;s tropical region This epic trip completes Simon&39;s trilogy of journeys exploring the tropics after his acclaimed series Equator and Tropic Of Capricorn and is his toughest longest and greatest challenge - a journey around the extraordinary Tropic Of Cancer Simon starts his journey on the paradise beaches of Mexico&39;s Pacific Coast and then circumnavigates the planet heading east across the Caribbean the Sahara crossing borders in North Africa closed to foreigners for decades and then on through the deserts of Arabia and the remote jungles of Asia to finish in Hawaii He visits 18 countries meeting amazing people witnessing bizarre and beautiful sights and encountering spectacular and endangered wildlife In Mexico Simon is put through his paces by a masked female wrestler while in the Bahamas he uncovers the suffering of Haitian refugees North Africa is full of surprises from a long-forgotten civil war to a vast scheme to extract millions of gallons of water from underneath the desert In the jungles of Burma he meets villagers struggling to survive under brutal oppression The 22835 mile long Tropic of Cancer marks the northern border of the Tropics the region of the planet with both the richest natural biodiversity and the greatest concentration of human suffering This fascinating series has a strong current affairs theme as Simon explores some of the huge challenges facing the Tropics including poverty the drugs trade climate change industrial pollution and forgotten conflicts But it&39;s also a spectacular travelogue taking Simon and viewers to some of the most remote and beautiful places on earth
All six episodes of the BBC travel series following Simon Reeve as he embarks on an epic journey around the 22,835 mile long Tropic of Cancer. Starting his journey on the paradise beaches of Mexico's Pacific Coast, Simon then circumnavigates the planet, heading east across the Caribbean, the Sahara, crossing borders in North Africa closed to foreigners for decades, and then on through the deserts of Arabia and the remote jungles of Asia, to finish in Hawaii.
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