Travel with The Art Explorers, Regina and Pat, to Uruguay’s capital city of Montevideo that contains half the country’s population, and is home to of one of the oldest opera houses in Latin America. The Old Town is lively, pulsating with rhythms, drums, and cheer that can be heard well into the evenings. Visit the home of an influential Uruguayan art curator and writer, who acts as their host during their stay in the country, tour the Carnival Museum, and experience wine bliss at a local premier winery.
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. TheWatch 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 >>
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 >>