Globe Trekker


Adela Ucar kicks off her visit in the capital of Lagos, an anarchic and electric city with a vital night life. Next she journeys to Yoruba Land in the southwest which is thought to be the site of the Queen of Sheba's tomb. Adela later meets witch doctors in Oyo, travels to the historic walled cities in the north and hunts for bargains in the ancient Kurmi Market. She visits the traditional Fulani village of Chafe and encounters a rare mountain gorilla in Nigeria's eastern highlands.

Monday, July 6 at 7:00 pm on 12.2

additional airdates

  • Tuesday, June 23 at 9:00 pm on 12.1
  • Thursday, June 25 at 11:00 pm on 12.1
  • Sunday, June 28 at 10:00 pm on 12.1
  • Tuesday, July 7 at 3:00 am on 12.2

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series description

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.