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, opens up new experiences for Pat and Regina. The Art Explorers explore glamorous shopping centers, seek out bargains in quaint neighborhood craft fairs, select elegant saris, and are welcomed by distinguished citizens who invite them to a traditional Indian wedding bachelorette party at a country club that appears straight out of a Merchant-Ivory film.
Trek through India’s Route of the Gods, a journey that transcends one’s dreams and imagination. Start in Leh, and end in Benares in the valley of the Ganges, crossing the Himalayas at over 16,000 feet. Along the way, you will meet the people that define this remarkable country.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 >>
In Istanbul’s Spice Market, persimmons are split open to reveal their insides that resemble melting rubies. Brown-gold paprika is carefully molded into the shape of a pyramid. Cinnamon, cumin, ginger, and cardamom infuse the air with the fragrance of the East.Watch Now >>