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Globe Trekker

Kenya (#113)

Estelle starts her journey cycling through Hell's Gate before heading north to meet a Mau Mau freedom fighter. Continuing into the tribal lands of the Northern Frontier, she visits some Samburu tribesmen, tracks lions in Laikipia and participates in a young Pokot boy's initiation ceremony into manhood. Next, Estelle takes a beautiful flight over the Rift Valley to the famous Masai Mara game reserve. She makes a quick trip through Nairobi, where she has a wonderful visit with some baby elephants at Daphne Seldrick's elephant orphanage. She ends her journey on the coast in the remote Arab trading port of Lamu. [58 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: GLOBE TREKKER transports viewers to unforgettable destinations through its stunning photography, rhythmic indigenous music and spirit of adventure. In each episode, one vibrant young traveler ventures off the beaten path to soak up the local culture, sample the cuisine and revel in breathtaking vistas. In keeping with their aim of "living as the locals do," charismatic hosts Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Zay Harding, Megan McCormick and others explore everything from big-city landmarks to exotic sights in remote villages.

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