Uzbekistan is the furthest east that Mickela’s DNA will take her, where she learns to play the doyra in Tashkent and dances in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bukhara.
In the new series MOROCCO TO TIMBUKTU: AN ARABIAN ADVENTURE, writer and explorer Alice Morrison attempts to follow the ancient “Salt Roads,” historically one of the world’s richest trading networks, which led from south of Tangier to the fabled sandstone city of Timbuktu.
Writer and explorer Alice Morrison attempts to follow the ancient “Salt Roads,” historically one of the world’s richest trading networks, which led from south of Tangier to the fabled sandstone city of Timbuktu.
Learn about the legendary queen Cleopatra, who ruled the Egyptian empire. Will an amateur archaeologist’s theory reveal where the queen’s lost tomb is hidden?
LUCKY CHOW returns for a second season with host Danielle Chang, who explores Asian cuisine’s impact on American food culture, while discovering how deeply Asian culture is rooted in our everyday lives.
This program visits places across Japan to introduce the charms of their local daily life and festivals fostered by the nation’s long history. Miharu, Fukushima The town of Miharu in Fukushima Prefecture, Eastern Japan, is renowned for its cherry blossoms.
THE DUST BOWL chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the “Great Plow-Up,” followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation.
Samantha finds out the difference between a Brooklyn egg cream and a Manhattan egg cream when she visits Brooklyn and meets a “jerk” at a local soda fountain.
For nearly 500 years, Beijing’s complex of palaces and temples was the power center of imperial China. Explore this ancient architectural masterpiece, long hidden from western eyes, as experts use ancient craft secrets to restore its fading grandeur.
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