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Around the World in 80 Treasures
Ep: 1 "Peru to Brazil"
Combining history and travel, this series gives viewers a tour of the world's most breathtaking man-made treasures. Discover awe-inspiring temples, towers, castles, ruins, monuments and artifacts as host Dan Cruickshank visits 40 countries on six continents. In addition to undisputed wonders like the Taj Mahal, pyramids and the Great Wall, he also highlights lesser-known but equally spectacular places. From the exquisite castles of Japan to the Nasca Lines in Peru - where the world's largest works of art are viewed from a plane - Cruickshank shares his wonderment at the beauty of man's creative powers.
Episodes
Ep 1
Peru to Brazil
Watch Until April 20, 10:00pm
Ep 2
Mexico to America
Watch February 26, 10:00pm
Ep 3
Australia to Cambodia
Watch March 5, 10:00pm
Ep 4
Japan to China
Watch March 19, 10:00pm
Ep 5
India to Sri Lanka
Watch March 26, 10:00pm
Ep 6
Uzbekistan to Syria
Watch April 2, 10:00pm
Ep 7
Jordan to Ethiopia
Watch April 9, 10:00pm
Ep 8
Mali to Egypt
Watch April 16, 10:00pm
Ep 9
Turkey to Germany
Watch April 23, 10:00pm
Ep 10
Bosnia to France and Home
Watch April 30, 10:00pm
Peru to Brazil
A trip deep into the rainforests of Brazil marks the beginning of Dan Cruickshank's journey to over 40 countries in search of humanity's most beautiful and precious achievements. (1 of 10)
Mexico to America
Ancient Mayan tombs, the Statue of Liberty, and the town of Mesa Verde in Colorado are just some of the landmarks Dan Cruickshank explores as he continues his search for humanity's most beautiful creations. (2 of 10)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Feb 26, 10:00pm
Australia to Cambodia
Dan Cruickshank's informative travelogue continues with the grisly rituals of an Indonesian funeral, an ornate Thai heirloom, and the majestic temples of Angkor in Cambodia. (3 of 10)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Mar 5, 10:00pm
Japan to China
From swords of the samurai to the tranquility of a temple, Dan Cruickshank experiences the extremes of Japan. In China he walks the Great Wall and finds peace in the Empress of China's marble boat. (4 of 10)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Mar 19, 10:00pm
India to Sri Lanka
Fertility and sex get Dan Cruickshank's blood pumping as he grapples with a naked ten-armed goddess in Calcutta and enters the world's greatest temple of love - the Taj Mahal. (5 of 10)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Mar 26, 10:00pm
Uzbekistan to Syria
Dan Cruickshank takes in the remains of the great city of Persepolis in modern day Iran, and explores the exotic souk in the Syrian capital of Damascus. (6 of 10)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Apr 2, 10:00pm
Jordan to Ethiopia
Dan Cruickshank turns Indiana Jones as he hunts for the legendary Ark of the Covenant. (7 of 10)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Apr 9, 10:00pm
Mali to Egypt
Dan Cruickshank survives a power cut deep inside a chamber of the Great Pyramid; in Libya, he identifies with Lawrence of Arabia rather than Colonel Gaddafi. (8 of 10)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Apr 16, 10:00pm
Turkey to Germany
Dan Cruickshank floats above Turkey in a hot air balloon and then explores its subterranean caves. (9 of 10)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Apr 23, 10:00pm
Bosnia to France and Home
Italy provides a treasure trove for Dan Cruickshank, including Rome's Pantheon and the Florentine chapel of the Medici princes. (10 of 10)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Apr 30, 10:00pm