This new value-packed six-DVD set, that is printed on foil stock with embossing, contains some of the best travel and cultural programming Questar has to offer.
Disc 1 - The Island Continent reveals Australia's diverse landscapes, from arid deserts to lush rainforests. Beginning deep in the Outback at Ayers Rock, this program visits the Land Down Under's many exotic locations and natural wonders, including the Great Barrier Reef. In the Middle Kingdom visits China's most awe-inspiring landmarks, including the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and Victoria Peak, and reveals its many surprises.
Disc 2 - From Egypt to Israel begins with a leisurely cruise on the Nile and proceeds to a remarkable array of magnificent destinations, including a lively bazaar in Cairo, King Tut's treasures in the Egyptian Museum, the mystifying Pyramids of Giza, and Jerusalem's most iconic sites, including Dome of the Rock, the Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the mountain fortress, Masada.
Disc 3 - Explore the Kingdom of the West and discover the majesty and grandeur of Yosemite, Glacier, and Yellowstone National Parks. Land of the Red Rocks tours the American Southwest's breathtaking desert masterpieces, including Rainbow Bridge, the largest known land bridge in existence, the Anasazi Indians' astonishing cliff dwellings in Colorado's Mesa Verde, the towering Hoodoos in Bryce National Park, and the Grand Canyon.
Disc 4 - This program conjures up some Mediterranean Magic with unforgettable visits to Greece and Italy's most fascinating places, including the ruins of the Acropolis, the whitewashed buildings of the Isle of Santorini, the haunting canals of Venice, the Renaissance treasures of Florence, Vatican City, and Rome's mighty Coliseum.
Disc 5 - Surprises of the Great White North uncovers Alaska and Canada's national treasures and basks in their natural wonders. Your once-in-a-lifetime experience includes kayaking through Alaska's Inside Passage for a close-up look at might humpback whales, drives through breathtaking forests, mountains and streams that adorn the Alaskan Highway, close encounters with the polar bears of Churchill, Manitoba, and rides on fast dogsleds and even faster bobsleds.
Disc 6 - Wondrous Kingdom captures the British Isles at its most mysterious and magnificent, with visits to such landmarks as Stonehenge, the Tower of London, London Bridge, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace. In Scotland, you will hear the legends of the witches and ghosts who haunt Edinburgh's streets, and then sail out into Loch Ness and keep a lookout for its fabled monster. In Ireland, you will visit two of the Emerald Isle's most famous relics: the Book of Kells and the Blarney Stone.
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