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Islands Without Cars

Hosted by Kira Cook, the travel series ISLANDS WITHOUT CARS takes a unique and whimsical look at life without cars, buses or trains. On small, remote and sparsely populated isles scattered throughout Europe, most of the inhabitants travel and transport goods by donkey, bicycle and other non-motorized vehicles. It may seem like a bygone era, but for some, it is a modern reality. The six-part series offers a fun and engaging look at several remote islands, including the Netherlands' Schiermonnikoog,...
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  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #202

Wednesday, May 15 at 2:30 pm on 12.1


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The unique new travel series ISLANDS WITHOUT CARS takes a rare and whimsical look at life without cars, buses or trains. On small, remote and sparsely populated isles scattered throughout Europe, most of the inhabitants travel and transport goods by donkey, bicycle and other non-motorized vehicles. It may seem like a bygone era, but for some, it is a modern reality. The six-part series offers a fun and engaging look at the remote islands of Hydra (Greece), Sark (Channel Islands), Inish Meain (Ireland), the Aeolians (Italy), Zlarin and Krapanj (Croatia), and Porquerroles (France) through the eyes of a youthful and vibrant host.An independent traveler with a love of history, host Kira Hesser has appeared in various television shows, commercials and films, including Danny DeVito's Matilda(1996). She received improv training from both Second City and Upright Citizens Brigade, and she regularly performs stand-up around Los Angeles.