The ancient Chinese called their land the ‘Middle Kingdom’ because, to them, they were at the center of the universe. At one time in history, China led the world in art and culture, economics, security, language, and identity. Fast-forward a few thousand years, and it seems as if history is once again repeating itself. The Middle Kingdom is still an incomprehensibly large and diverse realm, and the Chinese culture is thoroughly intertwined in the power and intrigue of the Imperial Court.
Located in stunning Northern Arizona, Sedona is world-renowned for being a place of high spiritual energy and beauty that captures the very essence of desert majesty. Damon sets out to uncover the source of Sedona’s power, visiting its famed vortices to experience their strong natural energy, and he discovers that Sedona inspires people to openWatch Now >>
Make a pilgrimage on bicycle rickshaws with The Art Explorers to the “Ganga Ma” or Mother Ganges, a place of life and death revered in the Hindu religion. They also take time to visit a factory famous for its Varanasi silk. A quick flight to the city of Bangalore, known as a major tech metropolis,Watch Now >>
Revisit an important era in Chinese railroading history when the last of the steam trains increasingly shared the tracks with the more modern diesel and electric trains. Due to the size of China’s population, as well as the land the country occupies, the railroad network is a very important component to everyday life in China.Watch Now >>
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