Dan Cruickshank takes the last leg of his sweeping journey visiting manmade wonders. He's off to Bosnia, Italy and Spain; visiting the Mostar bridge in Bosnia, the Parthenon of ancient Greece and the Alhambra in Spain.
Dan Cruickshank and his team travel to Mexico, where they tour the Mayan city of Palenque and encounter the Giants of Tula and a mural by Diego Rivera entitled “Man, Controller of the Universe.” Then, it's off to the U.S. to explore sites that include the Statue of Liberty; ancient Indian cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park; and Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's Virginia plantation home. Also: an 1851 Navy Colt revolver; and New York City's Seagram Building.
Host Dan Cruickshank turns adventurer in a sweeping journey from Jordan to Ethiopia. Included: searching for the storied Ark of the Covenant; rimming gorge cliffs on a donkey to reach the city of Petra. Also: a visit to Israel's holy lands and Lalibela's rock churches.