Justine Shapiro begins her journey in Guayaquil, Ecuador's main port. She embarks on a 9 hour train ride through the Andes, to a small town called Alausi, where she discovers that the locals Indians are on strike in protest of recent land reforms.
Megan Mc Cormick's journey in one of the ultimate travelers destinations, West India, begins in the small holy town of Pushkar. Along with hundreds of thousands of visitors, she takes part in the annual religious festival and receives a blessing on the shores of the lake. The town is also famous for its camel fair every November and Megan drives a hard bargain with the traders.
New York has always been a city of superlatives: biggest, brashest, best - at least those are the opinions of its proud inhabitants. Ian Wright and Megan McCormick return to New York to seek out a city that is now known as much for its resilience in the face of tragedy as its economic power, cultural dominance and ethnic diversity.
In this Globe Trekker history special, presenter Megan McCormick travels to Colombia, Panama, Florida, andThe Bahamas, to learn about the galleons, treasure, and pirates of the Caribbean.
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