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Globe Trekker

Ultimate Indochina (#226)

Justine, Ian, Zay and Megan journey to three of the most culturally rich countries in Southeast Asia - Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. They discover the region's political and cultural history, experience the importance of religion in the lives of Indochina's people, and sample the delectable delights of the region's cuisine. The travelers visit the ancient royal city of Angkor Wat in Cambodia; the mountain homes of the Akah people in Laos; and the Hmong village in Vietnam, whose tribes have managed to maintain centuries-old traditional cultures. [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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