O’Connell Street represents the commercial center of Dublin, and was once the site of a major stand by the Irish against the British. The British eventually took those who took part in the uprising to Kilmainham Jail (now Kilmainham Gaol Museum), where Ireland’s first President, Eamon De Valera, also served time as Ireland’s last prisoner. Rudy also visits O’Donoghue’s Pub where the band The Dubliners got their start.
Marvel at the vast natural wonderland that John Muir called home, Teddy Roosevelt fought to preserve, and Ansel Adams relished by capturing its bold essence. Yosemite is an apple in the pie of America, located in the heart of the great state of California.Watch Now >>
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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 >>