Around the World in 80 Treasures
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Peru to Brazil
Dan Cruickshank sets out on television's most ambitious treasure hunt ever - to reveal the most beautiful and precious things made by man since the dawn of time. Filmed over…
Mexico to America
Beautiful and precious man-made objects in the world. Dan travels from the ancient Mayan tombs and pyramids of Palenque to the Statue of Liberty, the Manhattan skyline and the refinement…
Australia to Cambodia
Documentary presented by Dan Cruickshank revealing the most beautiful and precious things in the world. In the Australian outback Dan unearths giant termite mounds, edible juicy ants and erotic cave…
Japan to China
Documentary series presented by Dan Cruickshank revealing the most beautiful and precious things in the world. In Japan, he shows us a Samurai sword and a temple with a meditation…
India to Sri Lanka
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. In Calcutta, he tangles with a 10-armed naked goddess and is moved to passion in…
Uzbekistan to Syria
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. Dan hits some of the most mysterious and secret countries in the world, where the…
Jordan to Ethiopia
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. Dan's in search of the Arc of the Covenant, a journey which takes him from…
Mali to Egypt
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. Dan's latest journey reaches new heights of discomfort in the heat and dust of the…
Turkey to Germany
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. Dan's penultimate journey takes him above Turkey in a hot air balloon. He moves on…
Bosnia to France and Home
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. Dan's final journey begins in Mostar in Bosnia and its famous bridge spanning the Christian…

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Mali to Egypt
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Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. Dan's latest journey reaches new heights of discomfort in the heat and dust of the desert - via the breathtaking circumcision paintings of the Dogon in Africa, to a love affair in Egypt with the…
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Mexico to America
Part of the Series: Around the World in 80 Treasures
Beautiful and precious man-made objects in the world. Dan travels from the ancient Mayan tombs and pyramids of Palenque to the Statue of Liberty, the Manhattan skyline and the refinement of Thomas Jefferson's elegant home in Virginia. He also reveals his first 'dark' treasures of this journey, including the 1851…
Peru to Brazil
Part of the Series: Around the World in 80 Treasures
Dan Cruickshank sets out on television's most ambitious treasure hunt ever - to reveal the most beautiful and precious things made by man since the dawn of time. Filmed over five months and visiting over 40 countries, episode one takes Dan deep into the Amazonian rainforests of Brazil, to the…
Jordan to Ethiopia
Part of the Series: Around the World in 80 Treasures
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. Dan's in search of the Arc of the Covenant, a journey which takes him from Jordan to the Holy Land and finally to Ethiopia. On the way he sees the city of Petra - carved…
Bosnia to France and Home
Part of the Series: Around the World in 80 Treasures
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. Dan's final journey begins in Mostar in Bosnia and its famous bridge spanning the Christian and Muslim worlds. Then it's on to Athens and the Parthenon before heading for Venice, Rome and the fabulous chapel…
Turkey to Germany
Part of the Series: Around the World in 80 Treasures
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. Dan's penultimate journey takes him above Turkey in a hot air balloon. He moves on to Russia's St Petersburg before heading towards the Arctic Circle and the remote monastery of Solovki. He then takes a…
India to Sri Lanka
Part of the Series: Around the World in 80 Treasures
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. In Calcutta, he tangles with a 10-armed naked goddess and is moved to passion in the Cave of Heavenly Maidens. Dan's on a journey of personal enlightenment and finds the key to the cosmos in…
Australia to Cambodia
Part of the Series: Around the World in 80 Treasures
Documentary presented by Dan Cruickshank revealing the most beautiful and precious things in the world. In the Australian outback Dan unearths giant termite mounds, edible juicy ants and erotic cave paintings, and then heads on to the wonders of Indonesia and the dead of Sulawesi with their marathon funerals of…
Japan to China
Part of the Series: Around the World in 80 Treasures
Documentary series presented by Dan Cruickshank revealing the most beautiful and precious things in the world. In Japan, he shows us a Samurai sword and a temple with a meditation garden. Moving on to China, Dan marvels at the Great Wall and contemplates the massed ranks of the Terracotta army,…
Steven Holl: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Bloch Building
Generally acknowledged as one of the most artistically-minded architects practicing today, Steven Holl completed, in 2007, a museum considered the apex of his 33-year career: the Bloch Building for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. Here, Holl designed a linear series of subterranean galleries from which luminous, sculptural…