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Subject: So. Studies/Sciences: Geography/Cultures

Exploring the World Series: South and Central America

Exploring the World Series: South and Central America

"Highly Recommended! This is a colossal series that viewers will want to watch again and again; it is filled with insight, and the appeal of each destination is clearly defined." -CITC Review
Filmed entirely on location, featuring world-famous attractions to lesser-known hideaways, various hosts and tour guides in this series provide you with an experienced insider's look at each destination, leaving you with a better understanding and deeper appreciation of the people you meet, the places you see, the histories you learn and the cultures you get absorbed in. Co-produced by Jake and Mieke DeBoer; updated by Chip Taylor. The series is divided into 6 geographic regions. The programs below on South and Central America are available on 5 or 7 DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 5-Disc Set. The other geographic regions include: "Africa"; "Asia and the Middle East"; "Australia, French Polynesia, New Zealand"; "Europe"; "North America." (Note: The entire series is available on 110 or 155 DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 110-Disc Set.) For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail


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Argentina: Buenos Aires, Ushuaia and the Falklands

Argentina: Buenos Aires, Ushuaia and the Falklands

Argentina, the second largest country in South America, offers a wide variety of natural wonders and cultural attractions. Our first stop is to the cosmopolitan capital city of Buenos Aires, a cultural centerpiece, which includes the La Boca district, a picturesque old port known as the birthplace of the Tango, plus Click for more


Chile 1: Santiago

Chile 1: Santiago

Located in the heart of the Andes Mountains, Santiago was founded in 1541 by Pedro de Valdivia and is Chile's capital city; it is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city of over 5 million people, steeped in history that dates from the native Indians to the Spanish conquistadors. We begin our tour at the Civic Center, the busy Click for more


Chile 2: Punta Arenas, Puerto Montt, and Valparaiso

Chile 2: Punta Arenas, Puerto Montt, and Valparaiso

Three cities provide insight into the culture and history of the South American country of Chile. The first city is Punta Arenas, located on the shores of the Straits of Magellan and the largest city in the region. Translated as "sandy point," the city is also known as "the city of red roofs" because of its colorful Click for more


Chile 1 & 2

Chile 1 & 2

A combined version of Chile 1: Santiago and Chile 2: Punta Arenas, Puerto Montt, Valparaiso is available.
Chile 1: Santiago
Located in the heart of the Andes Mountains, Santiago was founded in 1541 by Pedro de Valdivia and is Chile's capital city; it is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city Click for more


The Panama Canal Cruise

The Panama Canal Cruise

This program takes viewers on one of the most memorable cruises a person can ever experience - a voyage through history and the Panama Canal. This 10-hour cruise from ocean to ocean is a sailing experience like none other. Here we learn how the U.S. purchased the canal from France and was able to overcome numerous Click for more


South America 1: Brazil - Rio de Janeiro

South America 1: Brazil - Rio de Janeiro

Brazil's Rio de Janeiro is one of the most exciting and most visited cities in the world. Here we discover why with aerial and down-to-earth views of this popular destination. Here we see the Christo Redentor, Rio's most famous landmark, which is a statue of Christ with outstretched arms atop Corcovado Mountain. On Click for more


South America  2: Uruguay - Montevideo

South America 2: Uruguay - Montevideo

Uruguay is a small country, wedged between Brazil and Argentina in the southeastern part of South America. It's capital is Montevideo, a port city with beautiful beaches and weather; not only is it the country's largest city, it also is the largest natural fort on the Río de la Plata. There's a flare for European style Click for more


South America 1 & 2

South America 1 & 2

A combined version of South America 1: Brazil - Rio de Janeiro and South America 2: Uruguay: Montevideo is available.
South America 1: Brazil - Rio de Janeiro
Brazil's Rio de Janeiro is one of the most exciting and most visited cities in the world. Here we discover why with aerial Click for more


South American Explorers' Cruise

South American Explorers' Cruise

Navigating the world began in the 16th century, and in this program we retrace the travels of some early explorers on a contemporary voyage around Cape Horn. Starting from Rio de Janeiro, we see aerial footage of the Cristo Redentor, the statue of Christ, atop Corcovado Mountain; also we find Rio to be a city with Click for more





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