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Globe Trekker

West India (#421)

Megan McCormick travels to the holy town of Pushkar, where she takes part in its annual religious festival and drives a hard bargain with camel traders. She visits the Karnimassar Temple in Bikaner, a remote desert city, and then treks to the golden fortress town of Jaisalmer. Megan is fitted for a traditional Punjabi suit in Udaipur, tours the famous Bollywood Studios in Mumbai, meditates in Puna and scours the markets of Goa, a popular holiday resort. [56 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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