The Blues Highway Through the Deep South
To this day, the resonance of music born of and inspired by the Mississippi Delta still clings thickly to the air like dew on morning leaves as you travel along and experience Highway 61, otherwise known as "The Blues Highway." Travel north from New Orleans to Memphis and unwind time back to a day where Americas' roots were still taking shape, and where music spoke for the hearts of many people.
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- Ch 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.Rituals of the WorldWhen a person dies, or to celebrate a harvest or important visit, The Baining tribesmen go to make masks that represent the spirit of the forest which their ancestors have seen in caves in the jungle. A great fire is lit in the village. Dancers wearing the masks come and dance around the fire and jump on the embers to show they are more powerful than nature, stronger than the flames.