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Globe Trekker

Israel and the Sinai Desert (#231)

Justine's journey through the Holy Land begins in Tel Aviv where she joins in celebrating the start of Shabbat. Traditionally, Friday night would be spent with the family, but Justine finds a thriving club scene in Israel's capital. She heads north to the holy city of Safed where she learns about Jewish mysticism and spends time working with other travelers on a kibbutz near the Golan Heights. In the Sinai desert, Justine buys bedouin veils in the market at Al-Arish. She ends her trip at Mount Sinai, revered as the place where God delivered the Ten Commandments to Moses. [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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