Qatar - Pearl of the Future
Qatar is minute in surface area, but enormous in ambition. This Emirate has been filmed by Pierre Brouwers from every angle. Qatar is a new and rapidly developing country in the middle of a construction boom. Futuristic skyscrapers emerge from the desert, Bedouins barter their camels for powerful 4x4s, falconers equip their birds with electronic devices, and the camel jockeys are now robots.
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- Ch 401The New ChinaThis "inside look" at China by Geographic Travel filmmaker, Dale Johnson, is worth noting. For two decades, China's explosive double-digit growth has made her the world's leading economy by the most ambitious people in all of Asia, if not the world. The New China is about a young, vibrant culture that is making things happen that will affect us all.Laura McKenzie's TravelerLaura McKenzie believes that the Greek Islands are the perfect destination for a family vacation. Take the island of Hydra, for instance. Like many of the Greek Islands, neither cars, trucks, nor buses are allowed. Combine that with the fact that that there is virtually no crime, and your safe-vacation meter just scored big points. On top of all that, who would not enjoy a trek around an island by donkey?