Ernie surfs Venice Beach prior to his flight to Rio de Janeiro. As you will find, soccer is life in Brazil. And, you will experience an iconic part of the soccer world upon visiting Maracana Stadium. Hike up Mount Corcovado to the famous Christ the Redeemer statue, rappel Sugarloaf Mountain, and receive Brazilian jujitsu lessons from a jujitsu master. Also, hang-glide off Pedra Bonita, and Samba dance until dawn.
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 MuseumWatch Now >>
Iguazu Falls are the most extensive waterfalls in the world. The water-world supports one of the most extraordinarily biodiverse reserves on the planet, feeding an astonishing variety of ecosystems. Further to the north, in the vastness of Brazil, is another focal point of the marriage between land and water – the Pantanal. The extensive diversityWatch Now >>
Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago of 21 islands and islets in the Atlantic Ocean. The wild, natural beauty found above and below the sea are the main attractions of the region, where you can observe sea tortoises, dolphins, albatrosses, and some of the most stunning beaches on Earth.Watch Now >>