The program begins with a look at Wales and Cornwall, two southwestern regions that are steeped in legend.†The Welsh portion of the program begins north in Conway, and goes on to St. Davidís, stopping off at various castles along the way.†After exploring the capital, Cardiff, we experience the West country regions of Bristol, Stonehenge and Bath.†In Cornwall we see picturesque resorts like Mevagissey, Penzance and Landís End, the southern most tip of Great Britain.
WORLD ODYSSEYS, presented by the Istituto Geografico De Agostini, is a resource rich in cultural and geographical information. We journey through great natural landscapes and see the places where art and history have left their marks. Through these adventures, we explore the history and archaeology of the fascinating cultures of these distant lands. We'll be in touch with the people living there. We'll hear the sounds of their lives and traditions, of their festivals and folklore. We'll discover their arts and crafts, and reveal their legends and secrets.
It took two years and several camera crews to complete the production of this outstanding series. For each episode, the Steadycam, the Wescam Helicopter camera stabilizing system, and other state-of-the-art equipment was employed to achieve the high production values required by the Instituto Geografico De Agostini. At the beginning of each sequence, WORLD ODYSSEYS helps the viewer become oriented to the region using maps and computer graphics. These elements, combined with truly unique and exciting editing create the arresting visual style of WORLD ODYSSEYS.