Great Journeys

Great Journeys

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Episode Guide

  • Great Journeys - Across the South Pacific (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Across the South Pacific

    Circumnavigator Naomi Jones searches for Polynesian culture by sea and air.

  • Great Journeys - Pan American Highway (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    Pan American Highway

    Writer/poet Hugo Williams crosses the U.S. border into Mexico and Central America.

  • Great Journeys - Silver Tracks (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Silver Tracks

    Musician Billy Bragg and broadcaster Andy Kershaw examine music and the heyday of the Spanish silver trade in Bolivia.

  • Great Journeys - Ho Chi Minh Trail (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Ho Chi Minh Trail

    Soldiers re-enact exercises as photographer Philip Jones Griffiths travels Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh Trail.

  • Great Journeys - Salt Road (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Salt Road

    Author William Shawcross travels Africa's salt routes, examining the fate of the Tuareg who once controlled them.

  • Great Journeys - Burma Road (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Burma Road

    Journalist/musician Miles Kington travels an ancient mountain route linking Burma and China.

  • Great Journeys - Russia's Road West (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Russia's Road West

    Historian Norman Stone studies patterns of historical development as he travels through the Soviet Union.

  • Great Journeys - Silk Road (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Silk Road

    Writer/explorer Colin Thubron travels across China, into a Muslim society of farmers and traders in Kashgar.