A global travel series that explores exotic locales and various local cultures.
Tough Boats: The Arctic
Ian Wright travels to the high Arctic from the coast of northern Norway, working his passage on a trawler fishing for cod before continuing his voyage on a specially ice-strengthened vessel around Spitsbergen, the world's northernmost inhabited islands. Ian's tough Arctic journey starts in fishing port of Tromso, more than 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle. From here, aboard the fishing trawler Hermes, he travels another 300 miles north to rich fishing ground near remote Bear Island. (60 minutes)
Schedule Channel Audio HD WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
Papua New Guinea Islands
Season 10 concludes with a visit to Papua New Guinea's New Britain Island, where stops include the township of Rabaul, which was destroyed by a 1994 volcanic eruption; and the island of Bougainville, which is known for wreck diving and sea kayaking. (60 minutes)
Schedule Channel Audio HD WNIT HDTV 34.1 Stereo
Globe Trekker Food Hour: Southern China
New Zealand chef Peter Gordon tours Southern China. Included: cooking succulent spiced pork in Lianzhou, the mountain home of the Yao people; walking the rice fields of the Pearl River Delta; meeting traditional medical doctors in Foshan; cooking a feast for dragon boat-racing crews in Guangzhou; shopping at the fabled Qingping market; sampling street food in Chaozhou; visiting the tea mountains near An'xi; exploring the city of Xiamen; and enjoying soul food in Daya Bay. (60 minutes)
Schedule Channel Audio HD WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
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