European Travel Skills Part 2
In this second of three shows focusing on travel skills, we'll visit Venice, Siena, and the Cinque Terre in Italy to learn about trip planning, packing, safety, and - perhaps the most rewarding skill of all - connecting with the locals.
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- Ch Backroads EuropeThe Via Romana once formed part of an extensive ancient trade route that led from Rome to Germania, and from Geneve to Augst within the borders of Switzerland. 2,000 years ago, Julius Caesar's Gallic affairs pulled Switzerland into history's spotlight. Today, it is abundantly clear that the safekeeping of local ancestral and cultural traditions is of prime importance to those who live here.Rituals of the WorldAnthropologist Anne-Sylvie Malbrancke goes to meet Jenny, a young Peruvian who has crossed the whole country to ask the sacred lakes to heal her health problem. For more than 700 years, shamans have drawn their power to heal from the Huaringas, sacred lagoons located on the border of Peru and Ecuador.