Adventure

Adventure

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Episode Guide

  • Adventure - To the Island of the Aye-Aye (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    To the Island of the Aye-Aye

    Gerald and Lee Durrell search Madagascar for the endangered aye-aye in hope of breeding it.

  • Adventure - Fat Man Goes Cajun (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Fat Man Goes Cajun

    Briton Tom Vernon explores Louisiana by bicycle, encountering cloggers dancing for Jesus and an ax-throwing contest.

  • Adventure - Taming the Lion (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Taming the Lion

    An international team of kayakers and canoeists tries to conquer the wild waters of Pakistan's Indus River.

  • Adventure - Black Pearls of Polynesia (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Black Pearls of Polynesia

    Christina Dodwell searches the islands of Melanesia and Polynesia for the exotic black pearl.

  • Adventure - Across the Jade Divide (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Across the Jade Divide

    Writer Keith Huxley traces his father's 1944 escape from a Japanese prison camp across southeastern China.

  • Adventure - Yankee in Kamchatka (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Yankee in Kamchatka

    Naturalist Robert Perkins and photographer Vasily Peskov canoe the Kamchatka River in Siberia.

  • Adventure - The Logan Challenge (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    The Logan Challenge

    Iditarod winner Joe Runyon leads three teams of huskies along a 1925 route to the summit of Canada's Mount Logan.

  • Adventure - Fat Man in Patagonia (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Fat Man in Patagonia

    Broadcaster Tom Vernon encounters hippies, an Indian village and a lake monster while bicycling through Patagonia.

  • Adventure - Fat Man Goes Gaucho (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Fat Man Goes Gaucho

    Radio broadcaster Tom Vernon entertains with stories and humor as he bicycles through Argentina.

  • Adventure - Return to the Jade Sea (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Return to the Jade Sea

    Archaeologist Andrew Hartley travels to Kenya's Lake Turkana searching for traces of an advanced Stone Age culture.

  • Adventure - Wildman of China (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Wildman of China

    A skeptical American and Briton search remote, previously restricted regions of China for a man-beast called the "yeren."

  • Adventure - Down the Spine of Japan (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Down the Spine of Japan

    Stephen Pern walks the length of Japan on a five-month journey over 1,600 miles of mountainous landscape.

  • Adventure - Lost Man's River: An Everglades Journey (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Lost Man's River: An Everglades Journey

    Peter Matthiessen explores the Florida Everglades, the setting for one of his novels.

  • Adventure - Fishing the Himalayas (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Fishing the Himalayas

    Angler/author John Bailey fishes for a legendary carp called the "mahseer" from Kashmir to the Upper Ganges.

  • Adventure - A Tramp in the Darien (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    A Tramp in the Darien

    Author/naturalist Jonathan Maslow explores the Darien Gap, a jungle between Panama and Colombia.

  • Adventure - Last Navigator (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Last Navigator

    Sailor Stephen Thomas apprentices with Mao Piailug, who uses nature's clues to navigate their 500-mile ocean journey.

  • Adventure - Amazon Steamboat (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Amazon Steamboat

    Journalist Anthony Smith observes natural wonders on a steam-driven raft traveling down a 1,000-mile Amazon tributary.

  • Adventure - Search for the Yeti (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Search for the Yeti

    Mountaineer Chris Bonington searches restricted land in the Tibetan Himalayas for the legendary Abominable Snowman.

  • Adventure - Polar Passage (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Polar Passage

    Two men in a tiny catamaran encounter gales and icebergs in the frigid polar seas of the Northwest Passage.

  • Adventure - In Search of the Real Crocodile Dundee (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    In Search of the Real Crocodile Dundee

    Photographer Kos Evans scours the Outback for the prototype of the cinematic hero.

  • Adventure - Into the Great Solitude (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Into the Great Solitude

    Author/artist Robert Perkins travels solo along 650 miles of an arctic river in the Northwest Territories.

  • Adventure - Pacific Journey: Adventures of a Musical Mariner (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Pacific Journey: Adventures of a Musical Mariner

    Composer David Fanshawe travels to Tahiti to hear indigenous music.

  • Adventure - Pacific Journey: Adventures of a Musical Mariner (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Pacific Journey: Adventures of a Musical Mariner

    Composer David Fanshawe travels to New Guinea to hear indigenous music.

  • Adventure - Fat Man on a Bicycle (Goes Norse): Suomi (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Fat Man on a Bicycle (Goes Norse): Suomi

    Vernon encounters gypsies, theater people, accordion-makers and a singing sailor.

  • Adventure - Fat Man on a Bicycle (Goes Norse): High Summer (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Fat Man on a Bicycle (Goes Norse): High Summer

    Vernon chats with a Swedish Buddhist and visits a clinic for privileged animals.

  • Adventure - Fat Man on a Bicycle (Goes Norse): The Child, the Flower & the Forest (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Fat Man on a Bicycle (Goes Norse): The Child, the Flower & the Forest

    Vernon tours a copper mine and searches for trolls.

  • Adventure - Fat Man on a Bicycle (Goes Norse): To Hell (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Fat Man on a Bicycle (Goes Norse): To Hell

    Radio broadcaster Tom Vernon pedals 1,560 miles across Norway, Sweden and Finland.

  • Adventure - Harder Than Everest (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Harder Than Everest

    In 1986 a seven-man Australian-American mountaineering team aims for the summit of Pakistan's treacherous Gasherbrum IV.

  • Adventure - Captain Bligh & the Child of Bounty (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Captain Bligh & the Child of Bounty

    Ronald Bligh-Ware, Capt. Bligh's descendant, duplicates his navigational feat in a replica longboat.

  • Adventure - Struggle for the Pole (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Struggle for the Pole

    A British expedition retraces Capt. Robert Scott's fatal 883-mile 1912 journey by foot to the South Pole.

  • Adventure - Ring of Fire: Dream Wanderers of Borneo (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Ring of Fire: Dream Wanderers of Borneo

    The Blairs brave leeches, quicksand and a tropical storm to seek a lost nomadic tribe.

  • Adventure - Ring of Fire: East of Krakatoa (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Ring of Fire: East of Krakatoa

    The Blairs witness an erupting volcano, Javanese ceremonies, mystical powers and conscious death.

  • Adventure - Ring of Fire: Dance of the Warriors (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Ring of Fire: Dance of the Warriors

    The Blairs live among New Guinea headhunters and encounter Komodo dragons.

  • Adventure - Ring of Fire: Spice Island Saga (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Ring of Fire: Spice Island Saga

    Filmmaker brothers Lorne and Lawrence Blair explore the Indonesian Archipelago for 10 years.

  • Adventure - Eiger Solo (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Eiger Solo

    A Welsh mountaineer attempts a three-day solo climb of the north face of the Eiger in the Swiss Alps.

  • Adventure - Iceland Breakthrough (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Iceland Breakthrough

    An international team attempts to traverse Iceland by crossing a glacier and navigating an unknown river.

  • Adventure - To the Ends of the Earth (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    To the Ends of the Earth

    The three-year Transglobe Expedition circumnavigates Earth along the axis intersecting the North and South Poles.

  • Adventure - K2: Elusive Summit (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    K2: Elusive Summit

    A British mountaineer and an Austrian filmmaker join a Swiss team to scale the world's second-highest peak.

  • Adventure - Voyage Into the Past (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Voyage Into the Past

    A crew of nine sails the full expanse of the Indian Ocean in a 60-foot replica of a Stone Age outrigger canoe.

  • Adventure - Yukon Quest (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Yukon Quest

    A greenhorn moves from Scotland to Alaska to train and compete in the 10-day, 1,000-mile Yukon Quest dog sled race.

  • Adventure - Balloon Over Everest (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Balloon Over Everest

    An international team sets an alpine ballooning record while attempting to reach Mount Everest's 29,2028-foot summit.

  • Adventure - Around Alone (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Around Alone

    In 1986, 53-year-old Maine businessman Dodge Morgan sails nonstop around the world in a solo journey aboard a 60-foot cutter.

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