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Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge

Australia: Arnhemland and the Kimberley (#202)

Discover images of ancient rock art, canyons carved by wind and water and an aboriginal dance. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: In ART WOLFE'S TRAVELS TO THE EDGE, internationally acclaimed photographer Art Wolfe continues his work as an artist, teacher, advocate and guide by inviting viewers to experience remote, awe-inspiring locations across the planet. Over the course of his 30-year career, Wolfe's stunning pictures have interpreted and recorded the world's fast-disappearing wildlife, landscapes and native cultures. During the series, Wolfe's curiosity, hope and enthusiasm serve him well as he explores spectacular glaciers, stunning deserts, colorful rainforests, remote mountain peaks, important tribal gatherings and untouched habitats. High Definition images reveal the beauty and wonder of locations including Patagonia, Peru, Bolivia, Alaska, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Madagascar, Nepal, India and South Georgia Island.

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  • Bolivia: The Altiplano (#101)

    Dazzling dreamscapes include the world's largest salt flat, twin volcanoes and surreal skies. [26 minutes]

  • Alaska: Glacier Bay (#102)

    Art goes by boat on a voyage of discovery, encountering dramatic calving glaciers & Sitka forests. [26 minutes]

  • Patagonia: Torres Del Paine (#103)

    Art's images tell a story of nature at its wildest, a place where jagged peaks scrape the sky. [26 minutes]

  • Alaska: Katmai Coast (#104)

    Art visits Katmai National Park & spends time with the world's largest population of grizzly bears. [26 minutes]

  • Africa: Madagascar (#105)

    Explore dancing sifakas, rainbow-colored chameleons, a forest of upside-down trees & a spiny desert. [26 minutes]

  • Alaska: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (#106)

    Art rafts down the icy Kongakut River to document America's last pure and untamed wilderness. [26 minutes]

  • Peru: Manu (#107)

    Art goes downriver and encounters spectacular birds, animals and peoples of the Amazon. [26 minutes]

  • Kenya: Masai Mara and El Karama (#108)

    A bush pilot helps Art capture aerial patterns of migrating herds and flocks of flamingos. [26 minutes]

  • Patagonia: Mt. Fitz Roy (#109)

    Art sets off in search of a different and unique view of this revered and iconic South America peak. [26 minutes]

  • The Southwest: Zion and Canyon De Chelly (#110)

    Explore the canyons, red desert rock, cobalt blue skies and golden cotton woods of the Southwest. [26 minutes]

  • India - Varanasi to Bandhavgarh (#111)

    Visit India's holiest river towns and home of the largest religious gathering on the planet. [26 minutes]

  • The Southern Ocean: South Georgia Island (#112)

    Explore the region's emerald bays & fjords & visit colonies of king penguins & elephant seals. [26 minutes]

  • Ethiopia: The Omo Valley (#113)

    Art ventures into Ethiopia's nearly inaccessible and richest tribal zone and visits remote tribes. [26 minutes]

  • Japan: Hokkaido and Honshu (#201)

    Art discovers red-crested cranes, Mt. Fuji and Koyosan and takes a dip in Nagano's hot springs. [26 minutes]

  • Mali: Sahel to the Sahara (#203)

    Art floats downriver to a mud mosque, heads into the desert and finds a camel caravan in Timbuktu. [26 minutes]

  • Antarctica and the Falkland Islands (#204)

    Art crosses the treacherous Drake Passage in search of penguins, seal pups and other wildlife. [26 minutes]

  • Brazil: The Pantanal (#205)

    The world's largest wetland is home to one of the densest concentrations of wildlife on the planet. [26 minutes]

  • West Africa: Togo and Benin (#206)

    Villages known for their vibrant inhabitants, intense Voodoo rituals and masked dances are visited. [26 minutes]

  • New Zealand (#207)

    Art explores the sacred tattoos of Maori artists and the pristine beauty of the wild South Island. [26 minutes]

  • Wild Asia: Nepal and India (#208)

    Encounter elephants, Bengal tigers, rare Asian rhinos, sloth bears and primeval Gharial crocodiles. [26 minutes]

  • Mexico: Baja (#209)

    Art voyages on the Sea of Cortez in search of whales and discovers the unforgiving Catavina desert. [26 minutes]

  • The Kingdom of Bhutan (#210)

    Art discovers mountainside monasteries, sacred festivals and chanting monks in a spiritual nation. [26 minutes]

  • The Making of Travels to the Edge (#211)

    Follows Art Wolfe's intrepid crew as they venture through the remote kingdom of Bhutan and Nepal. [26 minutes]

  • Mongolia: Mountain to Steppe (#212)

    Art pursues wild horses roaming the steppe and rides in the mountains with a Kazakh tribesman. [26 minutes]

  • Iceland: Earth, Air, Fire and Water (#213)

    Geysers, glaciers, volcanoes and rough-hewn coastlines collide in this volatile landscape. [26 minutes]

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