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.
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.
Squeezed between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Chile offers something for everyone. Whether travelers are interested in first-rate vineyards, glittery beach resorts, desert adventures, sprawling glaciers, or the urban pleasures and inventive cuisine of Santiago, Fodor's Chile helps them craft the perfect itinerary for this diverse
The 11th Top Gear Special is a glorious celebration of the V8 engine, or at least, it was supposed to be. In it, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May take a trio of V8 powered sports cars for an epic and arduous 1600 mile road trip through the spectacular landscapes of Patagonia. Along the way they encounter swamps, deserts, forests, beaches and snowy mountain passes as the threesome and their often malfunctioning machines press on towards the southernmost city in the world and an impending game of car football. Unfortunately, that's not quite how things turn out.