Your first stop is Arachova, known for its great skiiing opportunities in the winter, and for being a worthwhile place to stop in and visit in the summer if one were on a roadtrip to Delphi. The ancient ruins of Delphi are saturated with myth and legend, as Rudy will reveal.
One of California’s original twenty-seven counties, El Dorado is the undisputed home of the Gold Rush, and, possibly the home of the American vineyard too, with vines dating back to 1849. Simon visits a number of historic sites in the county, including Marshall Gold Discovery Park, and the actual location where gold was first found.Watch Now >>
Stemming out from California, the Baja peninsula juts into the Pacific Ocean like an icicle. The dazzingly arid peninsula is a succession of sunset-kissed beaches and trickling creeks. Each year, millions of whales come to reproduce in the preserved waters of the peninsula that their ancestors knew so well.Watch Now >>
The sands of the Moroccan Desert rhythmically undulate across the vast ethereal escarpment. This immense landscape appears frozen for eternity, but it is not, as the dunes of the desert are ever being carefully shaped and transformed by the capricious winds of time.Watch Now >>
Amador County is in the very heart of California’s Gold Country, where prospectors flocked to find their fortunes 150 years ago. Simon talks to folklorist Robert Richards about the area’s history, visits the Montevina Winery, and checks out the local accommodations and attractions. In Sutter Creek, it is always 1898 in the Monteverde Store MuseumWatch Now >>