Globe Trekker

Season 1 Episode 45

Corsica, Sicily & Sardinia

Aired Unknown Jan 01, 2004 on PBS
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Corsica, Sicily & Sardinia
The Mediterranean islands of Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily are the stepping stones between Europe and Africa. A mix of Italian, French and Moorish traditions visitors have long been attracted to the contrasting cultures and scenery of these three Mediterranean Islands. Traveler Ian Wright begins his journey on the French Island of Corsica, the birthplace of Napoleon, where he enjoys a wealth of outdoor activities. He then sails to the Italian Island of Sardinia to celebrate the S'Ardia festival and witness the fine horsemanship of the locals. Ians final destination is the Island of Sicily where he cooks up a storm with a local pasta chef before ending his journey on top of Stromboli's smoking and lava spitting volcano. Hike a rugged Corsican mountain range. Drive an old Fiat Topolino through the hills of Sardinia. See a wild horse race in a remote mountain community. Work for your passage on a luxury yacht across the Mediterranean. Enjoy the Festival of Saint Rosalia in Sicily as the city comes alive with lights and people are showered with rose petals.moreless

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