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Fraser Island - World Heritage Area in Queensland
Fraser Island was listed as a World Heritage Area in 1992 for its outstanding natural heritage values. This program takes viewers on a trip to the World's largest sand island, with half the World's perched dune lakes and the planet's only rainforest growing on sand. The landscapes and ecosystems are…
World Heritage: Istanbul & Cordoba
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Historic Areas of Istanbul (Turkey) - Referred to as the crossroads of East and West, Istanbul is home to Islamic, Roman, and Byzantine heritage sites. Due to the strategic importance of its location on the Bosporus peninsula between the Balkans and Anatolia, and the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, any…
London - A world city
This is a new look at London, one of three dominant world cities and a command centre of the global economy. The importance of business and tourism is a focus of the program as well as the way of life of the people who live here. London is a major…
The Australian Alps: Snowy Mountains Region
This program is about the landscapes, landforms and land uses of this region with Australia's highest mountains. Emphasis is on the unique flora and fauna, ice-carved and shaped landforms and the use of the region by people. This includes winter snow sports, summer walks and the Snowy Mountains Scheme. The…
World Heritage Series
World heritage sites have been selected for their outstanding cultural and natural historical value to all humanity. The World Heritage series transports viewers to 50 of the most popular, inspiring destinations. From lost civilizations to the splendors of earth's beauty, across the continents and under the sea, you will learn…
Guadalupe and the Cathedral of Mexico City
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Journey to one of the most important pilgrimage centers in the world, the Mexican shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, followed by Mexico City's great metropolitan Cathedral. At both sites, observe how the buildings' construction, art, and iconography vividly convey the mixture of Christian, indigenous, and Spanish cultures in the…
Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island (KI), South Australia, is Australia's third-largest island. A popular tourist destination, KI has many ecotourism attractions. The program follows a group of Geographers and others discovering landscapes, landforms, animals and their habitats, communities and heritage. An aim is to show the major attractions and how good management leads…
Discovering Paris
Paris, the "City of Light" is widely considered as the world's most beautiful city. Find out why as you follow two visitors discovering Paris on a five day stay. They visit many major attractions and districts by walking and using the Metro. Highlights include the views from the Eiffel Tower…
The Churches of Georgia
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Continue with the superlative decoration of the historic churches of Georgia. In Mtskheta, Santavro, and Ruisi, study exterior stone carvings evoking striking Christian imagery. Delve into the extraordinary theological vision and stunning frescoes of the Ateni Sioni church, the cathedral of Nikortsminda, and the World Heritage site of Gelati.
ChavĂ­n and the Rise of Religious Authority
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The Peruvian site of Chavin marks the emergence of religion as the focus of public art. Study Chavin's distinctive architecture, with images of its characteristic "fanged deity." Learn about later religious iconography and artifacts at Chavin suggesting that it was the center of a cult that spread to other sites…
The Tugendhat House - Mies van der Rohe's Czech Masterpiece
One of the most influential works of Twentieth Century architecture in Europe was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Although it is beloved of architects the world over, the Villa Tugendhat in the Czech Republic's second city of Brno was not well known to the general public.…
Out in the Dark
A drama centered on the love affair between two men on opposite sites of the Mid-East conflict: Palestinian student Nimer and Roy, an Israeli lawyer.