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Globe Trekker

Southwest USA (#205)

Justine begins her trip in Gallup, New Mexico, where she attends a Native American rodeo and enjoys amazing tribal dances. Traveling by train to Santa Fe, she then takes a motorcycle to Taos, where she investigates the Earthships - homes constructed entirely with recycled materials. Her journey continues into Arizona with adventures in Tucson, Sedona and Peach Springs for a whitewater-rafting trip on the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. Justine ends her trip with a taste of the weird and wonderful in Las Vegas and the Black Rock Desert. [56 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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