Premise: Host David Yetman explores the landscapes, people and history of North America and South America. Stops along the way include the glacier-carved barrens of northern Canada, Mayan temples in Guatemala, ancient fortresses in Mexico and the Great Lakes of North America. Natives, immigrants, island mainlanders, pastoralists and city dwellers offer insight into their lives, work and homes. Episodes also feature visits to the wild mountains of western Argentina and volcanoes in Hawaii, Chile and Alaska.
S05, E04 (First Aired: Jul. 7, 2016)
The state of Pernambuco, Brazil, is often drought-stricken, and inhabitants have their own culture and history; interior market.
S05, E05 (First Aired: Jul. 11, 2016)
The Mata Atlantica blankets the steep hills of Rio de Janeiro, where runaway slaves established their villages.