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Globe Trekker

Rome City Guide (#411)

Estelle Bingham visits the Eternal City of Rome, taking in awe-inspiring sites like the Forum, Coliseum and Pantheon, before trying on the latest in clerical fashions. She takes in the treasures of the famous Villa Borghese galleries, Michelangelo's beautiful Capitoline museum, and Bernini's gorgeous statues along the Bridge of Angels. After a day trip to the World War II site, Anzio, Estelle visits the charming Tuscan countryside for a duck derby. She ends her trip to Rome by lunching with one of Fellini's leading ladies. [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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