Weighing 54,000 gross tons and stretching over two football fields, the Seven Seas Explorer is no ordinary boat. NOVA follows a pioneering team of ship builders as they embark on what is advertised to be a milestone in maritime engineering.
With permission from Queen Elizabeth, this program covers a year in Buckingham Palace Garden, exploring both the history and the natural history of this remarkable hidden royal treasure in the heart of London.
Host Eric Gorges visits with Walter Arnold. Walter is an accomplished stone carver who started his career at a very early age. Eric learns a little about what it takes to carve lime stone and marble.