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Globe Trekker

Building England I

Judith Jones walks viewers through the story of the English building from the earliest days of Christianity and the creation of the baroque mansion in the 17th century to how a Romanesque church became a cathedral. Viewers also learn how a castle became the Englishman's home. Among the locations she visits are the Roman edifices in Lindisfarne, Durham Cathedral, Fountains Abbey and the minster in Yorkshire. She also travels to Warkworth Castle in Northumberland, Kentwell Hall in Suffolk, Burghley...
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Tuesday, July 28 at 3:00 am on 12.2


additional airdates

  • Tuesday, July 14 at 9:00 pm on 12.1
  • Tuesday, July 14 at 11:00 pm on 12.1
  • Thursday, July 16 at 11:00 pm on 12.1
  • Sunday, July 19 at 11:00 pm on 12.1
  • Monday, July 27 at 7:00 pm on 12.2

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GLOBE TREKKER transports viewers to unforgettable destinations through its stunning photography, rhythmic indigenous music and spirit of adventure. In each episode, one vibrant young traveler ventures off-the-beaten path to soak up the local culture, sample the cuisine and revel in breathtaking vistas. In keeping with their aim of "living as the locals do," charismatic hosts Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Zay Harding, Megan McCormick and others explore everything from big-city landmarks to exotic sights in remote villages. The ninth season features brand-new episodes filmed in Madrid, Barcelona, Senegal and Cape Verde, the Caribbean Islands, Antarctica, Brazil and Tibet.