Richard Wiese explores Indonesia through its customs, dances and wildlife. He encounters orangutans and primates in the jungles of Borneo and learn what’s being done to protect the endangered Bali starling. On the small island of Nusa Penida, local weavers practice old-age arts and a group of volunteers help with reforestation.

Indonesia: Pearl of the Pacific This Weekend!

Richard Wiese explores Indonesia through its customs, dances and wildlife. He encounters orangutans and primates in the jungles of Borneo and learn what’s being done to protect the endangered Bali…

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Join Richard Wiese as hey journeys to Turkey, a land where Europe and Asia literally come together. In Istanbul’s world –renowned Spice Markey and Grand Bazaar, Richard encounters a taste of local flavors and culture. He meets one of Turkey’s master candy makers, who shares his secrets for making some of the best sugary treats in the world. Along with the waters of the Aegean Sea, Richard walks through the ancient ruins of Troy, believed to be the site of the Trojan War. And he meets a group of women who revived the economy of their tiny village by starting their own successful business: making extraordinary rugs by hand.

Turkey: Sugar and Spice on August 20, 2016

Join Richard Wiese as he journeys to Turkey, a land where Europe and Asia literally come together. In Istanbul’s world –renowned Spice Markey and Grand Bazaar, Richard encounters a taste…

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Travel to Africa’s iconic landscapes in Tanzania to immerse yourself in the unique culture of the Maasai!

Tanzania: Soul of Africa on August 13, 2016

Join Richard Wiese as he journeys to Tanzania to visit several tribes and encounter some of Africa’s most iconic wildlife. In the Serengeti, he goes eye to eye with several…

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This weekend on Born to Explore, Richard Wiese encounters the saltwater crocodile—a creature that has the strongest bite pressure in the animal kingdom! Only on ABC.

It Bites on August 6, 2016

Richard Wiese discovers wild animals that bite! In Australia, he encounters a creature that has the strongest bite pressure in the animal kingdom–the saltwater crocodile. These crocs can slam their…

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