From saying boo to a sloth to the famous lyrebird encounter – here are 17 minutes of pure David Attenborough.
Daily Archives: December 4, 2021
Walking Tour: Trieste In Northeastern Italy (4K)
Trieste is a city and seaport in northeastern Italy. It is located towards the end of a narrow strip of Italian territory lying between the Adriatic Sea and Slovenia. Trieste is the capital of the autonomous region Friuli Venezia Giulia. “Città della Barcolana”, “Città della bora”, “Città del vento”, “Vienna by the sea” and “City of coffee” are also idioms used to describe Trieste.
Video timeline: 00:00 Preview 01:04 Trieste War Memorial, Parco della Rimembranza 03:20 Castello di San Giusto / Antiche colonne di San Giusto – (Castle of San Giusto / Ancient columns of San Giusto) 09:00 Cathedral of San Giusto Martire (visit inside) 18:00 Via della Catedrale 24:35 Arch of Riccardo (one of the Roman gates of Trieste dating back to the 1st century BC) 27:30 Basilica of San Silvestro (visit inside) 36:00 Roman Theatre of Trieste 39:50 Piazza della Borsa 41:40 Via della Cassa di Risparmio 45:00 Canal Grande di Trieste 47:36 Serbian Orthodox Church of Saint Spyridon 48:36 Church of Sant’Antonio Nuovo 49:31 Caffè Stella Polare (visit inside) 55:40 Palazzo Gopcevich 56:38 Riva Tre Novembre 59:00 Caffè Tommaseo(Visit & coffee tasting) 01:04:40 Piazza Unità d’Italia 01:09:00 Caffè degli Specchi
Views: ‘7 Daring Animal Migrations’ (Smithsonian)
From one million wildebeest crossing croc-infested waters to a manatee’s journey to warmer waters, here’s a closer look at 7 daring animal migrations.
Video timeline: 0:00 Intro to 7 Daring Animal Migrations | Smithsonian Channel 1:00 1 million wildebeest cross these croc-infested rivers 2:51 The largest mammal migration in the world 4:19 The pragmatic way African buffalos organize their herds 7:06 Thousands of monarch butterflies take flight 11:03 A manatee embarks on an inland journey to warmer waters 14:05 Yellowstone bison are built for winter survival 18:00 Why birds flock to this South African nature reserve
Road Trips: Glashütte To Freiberg, Saxony, Germany
Destination Culture: In this episode, Hannah Hummel’s road trip through Saxony takes her to Glashütte. Germans are known for being punctual, and Glashütte is known for watchmaking. Hannah also visits the Ore Mountains and heads underground. In Freiberg, she meets a student from Sri Lanka who has made the silver-mining town her temporary home.
Video timeline: 00:00 Intro 00:46 The city of Glashütte 01:08 German Watch Museum 04:14 NOMOS, largest manufacturer of mechancial watches in Germany 08:00 Schwarzwassertal or Black Water Valley in the Ore Mountains 11:14 The city of Altenberg 12:02 Altenberg Sinkhole 13:13 Visitor Mine Zinnwald 15:54 Mining Museum Altenberg 17:29 Arno-Lippmann-Schacht 18:01 The ‘Silver City’ Freiberg 18:29 Cathedral of St Mary 21:58 Student Jamana Amiruddeen from Sri Lanka 24:48 Bergmusikkorps Saxonia Freiberg
Views: Fashion Designer Home Tour In Los Angeles
Tag along to Los Angeles for a behind the scenes visit with Libertine fashion designer Johnson Hartig in his new Hancock Park home, Basket Case. Discover how Johnson has created an exotic retreat for himself, melding collections, color and pattern for a one of a kind personal expression of everything he loves.
Hear how he channeled inspiration from Piero Castellini’s famous house in Milan for hand painted murals in his living room. Watch as Johnson explains how during COVID lockdown he spent hours creating a multi layered grotto fantasy in his dining room based on his own Plates and Platters wallpaper for Schumacher. Learn how Johnson melds his many collections for an effortless mix of high and low, eras, and locations around the globe.
Johnson’ incredible resourcefulness and obsessive research fuels all his creative endeavors for a unique cross pollination of ideas and DIY ingenuity. Watch as Johnson shares resources, creative tips and how he brings the outside in and why he thinks Sister Parish would have loved his house. You’ll be inspired, informed and entertained!! For more visit quintessenceblog.comSHOW LESS
Movies: ‘West Side Story’ Reimagined By Director Steven Spielberg (2021)
EGOT winner Rita Moreno, who was an original cast member of the 1961 film, joins Spielberg’s film as a consultant and opens up about years of battling colorism in Hollywood.
Architectural Digest: 2022 ‘Works Of Wonder’
Saturday Morning: News From London And Zurich
Georgina Godwin presents a special broadcast between London and Zürich, as our Christmas market is in full swing in the Swiss city. We also discuss the weekend’s top stories and hear from a few vendors.
Front Page Views: WSJ Weekend – December 4
Hotel Tours: Hacienda Na Xamena In Ibiza, Spain (4K)
Hacienda Na Xamena, a hotel on the Spanish island of Ibiza. Enjoying magnificent views, the bohemian style property is suspended on coastal cliffs, 180 m (600 ft) high over the sea level, in the heart of a preserved natural park.
Video chapters: 0:00 Intro 1:30 Lobby 4:49 Room 11:48 Pool deck 21:14 Spa 23:56 Dinner 27:56 Breakfast
Ibiza is one of the Balearic islands, an archipelago of Spain in the Mediterranean Sea. It’s well known for the lively nightlife in Ibiza Town and Sant Antoni, where major European nightclubs have summer outposts. It’s also home to quiet villages, yoga retreats and beaches, from Platja d’en Bossa, lined with hotels, bars and shops, to quieter sandy coves backed by pine-clad hills found all around the coast.