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Globe Trekker

Paris City Guide (#303)

Justine attends a cooking class at the famous Cordon Bleu, where she learns a little about haute cuisine. Later that evening she joins over 3,000 rollerbladers and a police escort in their weekly nighttime skate through the city. She visits the outdoor markets that cater to Paris' ethnically diverse populations and finds some bargains along the way. Later she tours the Picasso Museum in the fashionable Marais district and glimpses the Mona Lisa in the Louvre. Justine concludes her sojourn with a side trip to Disneyland Paris, the most popular tourist attraction in Europe. [57 minutes] Closed Captioning

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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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