Premise: Award-winning journalist and travel specialist Rudy Maxa brings the Pacific Rim's history alive with visits to tourist-savvy sites from Kauai's Na Pali Coast to British Columbia. He explores some of the ancient ruins, temples and cobbled streets that define the region's past. Adventures include motorbiking in Australia, navigating up-river in New Zealand, and enjoying Chinese haute cuisine in Hong Kong. The series also features some lesser-known sites that may surprise viewers.
S01, E09 (First Aired: May. 27, 2006)
Sand dune-covered islands, coastal towns and parks north of Brisbane; the Great Barrier Reef; avoiding poisonous creatures; diving.
S01, E01 (First Aired: Apr. 1, 2006)
The twisting road to Hana passes cascading waterfalls; fire-knife dancers; ancient petroglyphs; helicopter tour of an active volcano.