Einsiedeln has long been an important site of religious pilgrimage, the focal point being Einsiedeln Abbey thanks to a lone hermit that arrived at this location long ago named Meinrad of Einsiedeln. The abbey also contains the Statue of the Black Madonna. A visit to the Goldapfel Bakery and Museum will fill you with heavenly tastes and scents, and allow you a glimpse into Swiss baking history at the same time.
Join host Jeff Wilson and PBS award-winning photographers as they embark on a Swiss Alps train adventure. The wonders of the Alps exhilarate travelers as they travel through stunning scenic routes such as the iconic Matterhorn, a 14,600-foot peak that overlooks the charming town of Zermatt, Switzerland.Watch Now >>
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 >>
Explore the string of islands that form the Palau Archipelago by kayak, and discover famous Rock Island. Encompassing over 500 islands, the Palau Archipelago offers one of the best locations for diving in the world. The sites are exceptional; magnificent underwater canyons and meandering tunnels, hollowed-out caves that complement the tropical lagoons they overlook. The…Watch Now >>