Patagonia - a mysterious and intangible place at the southern tip of South America, stretching across Chile and Argentina, made up of strange landscapes, huge mountain ranges and windswept plains. This series brings this little-known region and its surprising wildlife to the screens.
Tra il 1977 e il 1983, George Meegan compì in 2425 giorni la più lunga camminata ininterrotta di tutti i tempi, attraversando l'immenso continente americano dalla Patagonia all'Alaska. Con il solo ausilio di uno zaino ben attrezzato e di un paio di scarpe da ginnastica, ma anche con il supporto di tanta gente incontrata lungo il cammino, percorse a piedi più di 30.000 chilometri, entrando in contatto con paesaggi, popoli, tradizioni completamente diversi tra loro. …
Celebrates the friendship of two men, two countries and one journey and is a testament to world renowned climber Eric Jones's fascinating life. Eric shares his stories and memories, with Ioan Doyle on an unforgettable journey along the spine of the Andes in Patagonia.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May take three V8-engined sports cars on a gruelling 1,600-mile journey through the spectacular landscapes of Patagonia. Along the way, they encounter rough roads, collapsed bridges, broken bones and a cow as they press onwards against the odds in a quest to reach the southernmost city in the world.
In 1920, workmen of Patagonia (Argentina), grouped into anarchist and socialist societies, decide to strike demanding better working conditions. Among the workers there are numerous European immigrants acting as ideological ferment of their peers. The situation is unsustainable and Yrigoyen government sent from Buenos Aires, Lieutenant Colonel Zavala to impose order …
The BBC National Orchestra of Wales is joined by world-renowned harpist Catrin Finch on an ambitious tour to inspire young musicians in the Welsh settlement of Patagonia. They hope to crown a week of music-making with an historic performance in a converted wool warehouse - the first time a full international symphony orchestra has ever performed in the region. But it's a race against time to turn an old industrial shed into a worthy venue for a gala concert.
Documentary series delving into a rarely seen South American wilderness, home to surprising creatures who survive in environments that range from the mighty Andes Mountains to Cape Horn.