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Globe Trekker

South of France (#116)

Christina wines and dines her way through the South of France where she visits the ancient cave paintings and a wine spa in Bordeaux before canoeing along the beautiful Dordogne River. From there she heads south into the Basque region of Bayonne and over to Van Gogh's favorite town of Arles, also home to a great Roman coliseum. Next, Christina heads over to Marseilles, before visiting the perfume center of Grasse and joining in the medieval wine festival at Chateau-Neuf-du-Papes. She has a whirlwind visit to glamorous Monaco, before ending her trip on the sunny beaches of the Cote d'Azur. [57 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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