Pat and Regina begin their adventure in glorious Cape Town, with excursions to the Cape of Good Hope and the fertile wine lands. The Art Explorers board The Pride of Africa on Rovos Rail for a two-day trip to Pretoria that includes a stop at the famous Kimberly Gold Mines. While in Botswana, The Art Explorers visit the set of the popular television series The Ladies #1 Detective Agency, and meet with the Oodi Weavers. They are accompanied by the cosmetic icon Marilyn Miglin, who is on her first trip to South Africa seeking flowers for a new perfume.
Surrounded on three sides by ocean, Margaret River in Western Australia is a small peninsula nestled in a corner of paradise. Its thousands of miles of coastline and beaches hug coastal waters colored in endless shades of green and blue, and overall the region contains magical, deserted, primeval places just waiting to be explored.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 >>
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 Museum…Watch Now >>