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            Antarctica and South Atlantic
              

            Antarctica and South Atlantic (DVD, G)

            Southern Adventures takes you on an unforgettable, humbling, once-in-a-lifetime trip to discover the last great wilderness on Earth! Antarctica: Experience the world's coldest and windiest continent. Travel by yacht and kayak through Paradise Harbour and see glaciers break apart ...in front of your very eyes. Ice climb with your host Zay as he tells the iconic story of Scott and Amundsen's race to the South Pole and witness the very real dangers they faced, as guide Chris Jones falls waist high into a bottomless crevasse! Cross the most perilous stretch of water in the world - Drake Passage - and sail through a Force 8 gale on the return to Cape Horn, Chile. South Atlantic: Follow in the footsteps of great explorers, from the Southernmost tip of Argentina to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, the South Shetland Islands and on to Antarctica. Marvel at the stunning array of wildlife including seals, albatrosses and killer whales, as your host Zay leads you to Gold Harbour where 50,000 king penguins crowd the
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            DVD Code 199074
            Barcode 9333767006147
            Released NZ 2 May 2011
            Publisher Ovation
            Series Globe Trekker
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            Discover Spain
              

            Discover Spain (DVD, M)

            The diversity of life and experiences in Spain is immeasurable. From the stunning city of Barcelona to vibrant Madrid to the unique culture of the Spanish Islands, the fun never stops! Spanish Islands: The Balearic and Canary Islands have so much more to offer than their first im...pressions allow you to believe. Your guide Alex leads you to Benirras drumming parties, the Virgen del Rosario festival and a goat rodeo in Fuerteventura! Climb a volcano, take up stick fighting, swim with whales and party the night away with DJ Pete Tong in Ibiza. Madrid: Join host Adela and delve into all aspects of Madrid life. Experience the dazzle of the city, witnessing street 'dance attacks' and the Gay Pride Parade. Explore the cultural heritage of Madrid - visit a Roman aqueduct, El Rastro flea market and the unique Matadero Gallery, and learn bull fighting techniques from the matadors themselves. Barcelona: Experience the beauty of Barcelona through the eyes of traveller Megan as she immerses herself in Catalan culture
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            DVD Code 199073
            Barcode 9333767006130
            Released NZ 2 May 2011
            Publisher Ovation
            Series Globe Trekker
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            LA City Guide
              

            LA City Guide (DVD, G)

            Spend a week with your host Megan in Southern California, USA, exploring one of the world's most exciting and glamorous cities: Los Angeles. Start your trip by taking a tour around Paramount Studios and explore Beverly Hills while learning the tricks of the paparazzi trade. Next ...on the list is the now-faded glamour of Broadway's grand old movie palaces and the thriving historic Central Market amidst a newly revitalised city centre. After visiting the L.A. County Coroner's Office to buy amusingly ghoulish souvenirs of murder and mayhem, escape the well-trodden tourist track and head into the 'hood. In South Central L.A., discover the unique and quirky Watts Towers, before heading on to East L.A. to see a remarkable project which provides employment to ex-gang members. Moving on to the coast, work out with bodybuilders at Muscle Beach, before heading offshore to the lovely Catalina Island, a wonderfully peaceful contrast to the non-stop bustle of the city and a great place to end your journey.
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            DVD Code 199072
            Barcode 9333767006123
            Released NZ 2 May 2011
            Publisher Ovation
            Series Globe Trekker
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            Gay Traveller
               

            Gay Traveller (DVD, PG)

            Episode 1 Gay Pride This FABULOUS guide traces the route of gay pride celebrations, from groundbreaking historic movements in America to present day gay celebrations around the globe. Beginning with the first gay protest marches in the late '60s and the birth of the modern gay mo...vement, our intrepid reporters mingle with the throbbing masses whose hearts beat as one, with a rich, joyful diversity. Episode 2 Gay Travel With more nations taking an open and liberal view towards gay people, there has never been a greater number of countries accessible to the gay traveller. If you're looking to relax and have some quality down time, or party like there's no tomorrow, the choice for today's gay traveller is ever increasing. From Tel Aviv to Hawaii, from South Africa to Sitges Beach, this whirlwind tour highlights the destinations looking to attract the gay tourist.
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            DVD Code 199097
            Barcode 9333767006376
            Released NZ 2 May 2011
            Publisher Ovation
            Series Globe Trekker
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            Great Natural Wonders & Endangered Places
               

            Great Natural Wonders & Endangered Places (DVD, G)

            Great Natural Wonders. Explore some of the world's Great Natural Wonders which are increasingly under pressure from global warming, population increase and commercial activity. Erupting volcanoes are some of the most dramatic sights of the natural world, as Megan McCormick discov...ers on her trips to Java and Hawaii. Ian Wright learns about the consequences of climate change in the Arctic, whilst Justine Shapiro hikes one of the world's most spectacular glaciers, the Perito Moreno in Patagonia. Endangered Places. Explore some of our most Endangered Places and ask what we can all do to help the world we live in. Justine Shapiro, Ian Wright and other intrepid presenters take us from the beautiful city of Venice, slowly sinking for the past 1,000 years, to a glacier melting into the sea in Antarctica and to the Nevada Desert where A bombs were tested in the 1950s. Then travel to the ancient Turkish town of Hasankeyf before it is sunk under the River Tigris as part of plans for a new dam and see the impact of the tourism invasion every year in Algarve.
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            DVD Code 199169
            Barcode 9333767007076
            Released NZ 5 Sep 2011
            Publisher Ovation
            Series Globe Trekker
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            Planet of the Apes
              

            Planet of the Apes (DVD, G)

            Man's closest relatives amongst the primates are apes, with whom we share over 95% of our DNA. In Thailand, Justine Shapiro sees how the world's most agile ape, the White-Handed Gibbon, is being protected. In Borneo and Sumatra, Holly Morris, Megan McCormick and Ian Wright, get c...lose up and personal with Asia's biggest ape, the Orangutan - the largest tree-living animal in the world. In Tanzania and Zambia, we travel to see man's nearest relative of all, the Chimpanzee. And, in the remote mountains of Uganda, we trek to find the largest ape of all, the remarkable Mountain Gorilla, of whom only 600 or so survive in the wild. Planet of The Apes also looks at the threats of diminishing rainforests, the bushmeat trade, and the pet trade, and shows us the very important work of conservationists who are doing what they can to save our closest animal relatives from extinction.
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            DVD Code 199170
            Barcode 9333767007083
            Released NZ 5 Sep 2011
            Publisher Ovation
            Series Globe Trekker
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            Paris City Guide 2
              

            Paris City Guide 2 (DVD, PG)

            Explore the city of light, love and culture, as your hosts Adela and Justine guide you around the well known sights and uncover some real locals' secrets. Check out the paintings of Toulouse Lautrec at the Musee d'Orsay and witness a different kind of creativity with the street p...erformers of Montmartre! Next for some retail therapy - check out a truly unique taxidermy shop and the first gay boulangerie in the world! Master the art of French cuisine at a Cordon Bleu school and meet renowned British designer Vivenne Westwood backstage at Paris Fashion Week. There is also time to visit Parisian iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower and Le Louvre museum and meet the dancers at the famous Moulin Rouge.
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            DVD Code 199114
            Barcode 9333767006543
            Released NZ 2 May 2011
            Publisher Ovation
            Series Globe Trekker
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            Turkey 2
              

            Turkey 2 (DVD, PG)

            Turkey is where East meets West, both geographically and culturally - join your host Adela as she discovers that there's more than meets the eye in this vast and ever changing land. Beginning in the historical town of Konya, visit the ancient mosques and myriad markets where Musl...im pilgrims mingle with secular citizens, before continuing along the coastline of the Aegean Sea on to Aduna, home to the largest mosque between Istanbul and Saudi Arabia (the Sabanci Mosque). Next, traverse the historic south eastern region of Anatolia. With its jagged mountain peaks, sun-kissed plains, extinct volcanoes, immense lakes, and historic cities - it's a region filled with exoticism and adventure. Along the way, stop and visits Gaziantep with its buzzing cafe culture and melting pot of cultural design, and Diyarbakr an epicentre of Kurdish culture. Explore the distinctive beauty of Turkey's vast landscapes and cities and gain an insight into all this incredibly diverse country has to offer. Turkey has everything for the t
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            DVD Code 199069
            Barcode 9333767006093
            Released NZ 2 May 2011
            Publisher Ovation
            Series Globe Trekker
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            Iconic & Extreme Hotels
              

            Iconic & Extreme Hotels (DVD, G)

            In this 2 part Pilot Globe Guide, we start by visiting some of the world's leading and most intriguing Iconic Hotels. From the quintessentially colonial Raffles Hotel in Singapore to golfing Gleneagles in Scotland, and from the sleek luxury of La Quinta in California to the hip a...nd alternative Hotel Chelsea in New York, we find the most stylish places to rest your head. And from the bizarrely themed to the bizarrely constructed, we discover the world's maddest collection of overnight stays in Extreme Hotels. From a floating bed in Berlin to a truck shaped bed in Canada, there's a room to suit just about everyone. Check out the world's top travel themed hotels including a hotel bus and World War II bomber, or perhaps a Bolivian hotel made entirely of salt or stay in a room below waves of Florida is more your thing. This is overnight accommodation as you've never seen it before!
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            DVD Code 199164
            Barcode 9333767007038
            Released NZ 5 Sep 2011
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            Series Globe Trekker
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            Germany 2
              

            Germany 2 (DVD, PG)

            See this fascinating country with new eyes as your hosts Megan and Justine set out on a journey to look beyond the stereotypes and seek out the real Germany. Begin your journey by driving south in an open-top car along the 'Romantic Road', which takes you through some of the pret...tiest and most historic towns in Bavaria, experience the unique culture of Berlin's Turkish quarter - Kreuzberg - and laze at the birthplace of modern nudism in Sylt. From there, you head into the mountains to visit the extraordinary, fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle, built by 'mad' King Ludwig of Bavaria, watch a traditional Passion play in Oberammergau and climb Mount Jenner. You can also delve into Germany's past with visits to the one of the last remaining sections of the Berlin Wall, Hitler's Bunker and the mountain town of Berchtesgaden, which was his mountain retreat. And a trip to Germany would not be the same without a trip to Oktoberfest, Munich's world-famous festival, where million of litres of beer are poured down the thr
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            DVD Code 199070
            Barcode 9333767006109
            Released NZ 2 May 2011
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            Series Globe Trekker
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