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Globe Trekker

Peru (#211)

Neil starts his trek in Lima, then travels by coach to the Andean city of Huaraz, the center for trekking and mountaineering in Peru. He journeys on the Amazon River to the jungle city of Iquitos where he explores the rain-forest wildlife. He then flies over Nazca to Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, and he celebrates the potato harvest on the island of Taquile. Neil ends his trip in Cuzco, the ancient Inca capital, enjoys the summer solstice festival of Inti Raymi and treks the famous Inca trail to Macchu Picchu. [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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