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Nature & Wildlife Video: ‘Rewilding Scotland’ (PBS)

Alan Watson Featherstone, ecologist and founder of “Trees for Life,” describes the moment he realized he needed to help in the effort to rewild Scotland, resulting in the founding of his charity “Trees for Life” to achieve this. Tune in or stream “The Age of Nature” Wednesdays, October 14-28, 2020 at 10/9c.

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New Walking Tour Videos: South Kensington To Harrods In London (2020)

A walk from South Kensington in London to the Harrods Department store. Starting from the Natural History Museum, we will pass Fulham Road and Brompton Road, along the way to see beautiful Michelin building and the Conran Shop.

ROUTE TIMESTAMPS: 00:00 Exhibition Road 02:34 Thurloe Place 03:33 Cromwell Place 04:56 Old Brompton Road 06:00 Onslow Square 08:03 Sydney Place 09:06 Fulham Road 10:03 Pelham Crescent 12:58 Brompton Road 14:19 Sloane Avenue 16:28 Ixworth Place 16:58 Draycott Avenue 18:53 Brompton Road 23:14 Egerton Place 23:38 Egerton Gardens 24:55 Egerton Terrace 25:27 Brompton Road

Travel: Ten Underrated African Countries (Video)

Filmed and Produced by: Displore

Africa is the second largest continent in the world in terms of both land area and population, only after the Asian continent. Despite the ignorant thought that Africa is one country, Africa is home to 54 sovereign countries, and might be the world´s most diverse continent with very different and unique culture. The diversity makes Africa one of the world´s most interesting travel destination with several countries to choose from. The first thing most people will think of when planning a trip to Africa is the amazing wildlife the continent has to offer. With over 1100 different types of mammals most choose countries with the “big five animals “, national parks and the most popular countries but Africa has so much more to offer than just the most popular countries.

New Walking Tour Videos: ‘Lisbon, Portugal’ (2020)

We recorded this 4k ultra hd video during our trip to Lisbon, Portugal on July 2020. Located on the westernmost front of Continental Europe, Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal. It is also one of the oldest cities in the world, and the second-oldest European capital city (after Athens). In 1755 a massive earthquake, and subsequent tidal wave and fire, killed 40,000 and completely destroyed much of the Lisbon lower central districts. Our guided walking tour is about 4.66 miles (7.5 km) long, starts at Commerce Square (Praça do Comércio) and covers most attractions and historic sites of Lisbon.

Video Timeline Links: 00:00 – Lisbon, Portugal Walking Tour Intro 01:10 – Commerce Square 11:06 – Santa Justa Lift 16:43 – Carmo Square 17:36 – Carmo Convent 32:22 – Luís de Camões Square 38:08 – Church of Saint Roch 42:19 – Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara 45:37 – Gloria Funicular 51:02 – Restauradores Square 56:26 – Rossio Square 1:01:21 – Square of the Fig Tree (Figueira) 1:05:25 – Fado Vadio Graffiti 1:17:48 – São Jorge Castle 1:24:05 – Portas do Sol Viewpoint 1:27:57 – Santa Luzia Viewpoint 1:37:07 – Lisbon Cathedral 1:38:11 – Santo António Church 1:43:26 – House of Spikes

New Walking Tour Video: ‘Bruges, Belgium’ (2020)

We recorded this 4k ultra hd video during our trip to Bruges, Belgium on August 2020. Bruges (Brugge in Dutch) is located in the northwest corner of Belgium and is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders. It is a mere 44 km from Ghent to the southeast and 145 km from Brussels.

The medieval center of Bruges is remarkably well preserved and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Bruges had its golden age around 1300 when it became one of the most prosperous cities of Europe. Our guided walking tour is about 1.55 miles (2.5 km) long, starts at Burg Square and covers most attractions and historic sites of Bruges.

Video Timeline Links: 00:00 – Bruges, Belgium Walking Tour Intro 03:56 – Burg Square 05:27 – Basilica of the Holy Blood 10:29 – Market Square (Grôte Markt) 11:32 – Provincial Court 13:04 – Historium Bruges 15:50 – Belfry of Bruges 22:30 – Simon Stevin Statue 25:55 – St. Salvator’s Cathedral 36:39 – Church of Our Lady 42:40 – Memling Museum 50:05 – Bonifacius Bridge 54:33 – Groeninge Museum

Travel & Culture Video: ‘Wuhan, China – Epicenter Turned Tourism Hot Spot’

Wuhan, the city at the center of the coronavirus pandemic, had the most tourists of any Chinese city during a public holiday in October. Wuhan is overcoming its pandemic past and benefiting from its hero-city status to become a top travel destination.

Photo: Getty Images

Road Trip Travel Guide: ‘Oregon Coast’ (Video)

The Oregon Coast – Discover dynamic shorelines, towering forests and the art of coastal living when you explore Oregon’s long and diverse coastline. Recent wildfires have brought untold hardship to Oregon, but this is a community that will forever stand strong. You can help with Oregon’s recovery by planning a vacation to the People’s Coast.

Travel Videos: ‘Montana Aerials’ By VIA Films (2020)

Filmed and Edited by: VIA Films

Montana is a western state defined by its diverse terrain ranging from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Plains. Its wide-open spaces include Glacier National Park, a vast wilderness preserve that passes into Canada. The park’s many snow-capped peaks, lakes and alpine hiking trails are showcased along its famed Going-to-the-Sun Road, stretching 50 miles.

Travel Videos: ‘Feel The Mountains’ Of Norway

Filmed and Edited by: HALFDAN HALLSETH (Fjord Productions)

It’s hard to describe a feeling. This is how the mountains of Norway feel. To me.

The geography of Norway is dominated by vast mountain ranges broken up by valleys and fjords. Less than 10% of the country’s area is arable, and the rest is mountainous. Glaciers are the major cause for erosion, so the terrain in the Norwegian mountains consists of plateaus and lakes with peaks. These areas have an abundant and diverse fauna and flora.

The altitude of the treeline comes slowly down going to higher latitudes; in northern Finnmark, the treeline reaches sea level. The treeline is also lower near the coast, and higher on the eastern slopes of the mountains.

Mountain ranges also form the main boundaries among Norway’s districts. They typically run north-south. Several of the ranges have had road and railroad passes since historical times; some are newer; and many close over the winter.

Top New Camper Vans: ‘2021 Bürstner Eliseo’

The Eliseo is the great novelty of the Campervan concept made by Bürstner. It combines van life and maximum comfort in a compact space, so that you can easily get started anytime, anywhere.

The Eliseo includes, among others extra high front cut out including cladding with skyroof (option), many cleverly installed shelves and a new roller blind door to the bathroom. It is cosy thanks to dimmable and indirect lighting, the pleasant seating area with a new upholstery design and the functional living and kitchen area.

An extremely functional toilet cubicle with a fixed sink, pull-out shower head and window: everything has been thought of in a Bürstner bathroom so that you can enjoy this daily ritual with all your senses.

Exterior advantages

  • driver and front passenger airbags
  • aluminium window frame
  • roof light in living room, bedroom and toilet with blackout blind and fly screen
  • central locking and electric windows
  • 11 paint finishes to choose from (white as standard, 10 more optional at a cost)
  • ESP including ASR and Hill Holder
  • ABS (Anti-lock braking system) 
  • skyroof (optional)

Interior advantages

  • “Bahia” furniture décor
  • compressor refrigerator (75L up to 130L depending on floorplan) 
  • comprehensive lighting concept (on wall units, in bow extension and on bench) 
  • Home light battery light and charging station
  • multi-zone cold foam mattresses for all bed variants 
  • seat with tilt adjustment
  • 3 upholstery options with quilted pattern
  • pop-top roof with bed (optional)
  • ISOFIX system for two child seats
  • bathroom with roller door 

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