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"Smart Travels" host Rudy Maxa is your guide during this memorable journey through Mexico. Experience the lively culture found in Guadalajara before moving on to Mexico City and the busy city square in Zocalo, and then, take a relaxing beach stroll on the Mexican Riviera. 90 min. Soundtrack: English.
The U.S.'s southern neighbor had a long and colorful history long before the first European explorers arrived, and in this program Dr. Dwayne Merry reveals rarely seen treasures from the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, as well as the sites they came from. You'll also see Acapulco's cliff divers, the high-flying "voladores" ... more
Ready for an up-close...but not too close...look at one of the ocean's most feared predators? Then join the crew of the boat Solmar V as they venture off the Baja coast of Mexico to the volcanic Isla de Guadalupe and an underwater encounter with great white sharks, then visit the island's rocky surface, home to harbor and elephant ... more
Crossing the border with the Roberts family is almost as fun as making the trip on your own, but when you take the kids to visit Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, follow their family-friendly footsteps and don't forget to see the Chichen Itza pyramid complex, journey down the Mayan Riviera, swim with dolphins, and ... more
One of the most breathtaking rail experiences ever, the Canadian Pacific's "Canadian" represented the ultimate in luxury. Now climb on board a restored VIA Rail train and trace the original CP route, starting in cosmopolitan Toronto and visiting Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Lake Louise, Vancouver, and other sites. 80 min. Soundtrack: ... more
Astonishing look at the world of the Inuit and Saami people, as seen through the eyes of Adamie Inukpuk, the grandson of Nanook, subject of the classic 1922 documentary "Nanook of the North." Gorgeous vistas at the top of the world and such majestic creatures as caribou and reindeer are seen every day by these natives of the Arctic ... more
In order to further ties with the newly confederated Canada in 1871, the territory of British Columbia embarked on a monumental project to construct an East-West railroad that would ultimately pass through the Canadian Rockies. This engaging travelogue takes the viewer on an enlightening tour of the majestic peaks and valleys using ... more
Take a fascinating journey through Quebec to Montreal and the Great Lakes in this unique and enlightening travelogue. Filled with both spectacular natural landscapes and insightful historical anecdotes, the program chronicles the Canadian province's history from the arrival of the first European explorers in the 17th century. 48 min. ... more
Living in North America, craving adventure, and wondering where you can find it without leaving the continent? There's no shortage of luxurious accommodations awaiting you: just consult this spectacular documentary, which includes stops at British Columbia's floating, three-story King Pacific Lodge, as well as other remote destinations ... more