Globe Guides - December (Digital Download)

$9.99 - $14.99


FORMAT: Download - After purchase you will be emailed a link to download the file onto your device

Although December is synonymous with Christmas, the Globe Guide team discover that there’s much more to this month than Santa Claus, roast turkey and midnight mass. Mexico is an ethnically diverse country bound by its Roman Catholicism; Justine Shapiro braves the crush in Mexico City for the Virgin de Guadeloupe Festival, celebrating the beloved national patron saint. Here she mingles with the millions of devotees and visits the Basilica de Guadeloupe where masses are performed around the clock in her honour. Like so many of the Christmas traditions, the Klausjagen Festival in Kusstnacht, Switzerland, evolved from pagan roots. Justine arrives there on 5 December – when the usually sedate town erupts in a riot of noise and colour after dark as St. Nicholas is led through the streets by people cracking whips and 150 men carrying giant, ornate ‘iffele’ (bishop hat) lanterns and followed by a brass band and thousands of men ringing giant cow bells – and leaves a little deafened. For a winter getaway, Asia offers some of the finest beach bumming in the world. Shilpa Mehta takes a boat to the tiny Philippine island of Boracay, one of 7,000 islands the country has to offer. Ian Wright escapes the humidity of Cambodia’s mainland for the beautiful island of Ko Rom and Justine Shapiro checks out the Klausjagen, Switzerland Parenthin Islands on the east coast of Malaysia all of which are great spots for scuba diving. For something a bit different, Justine joins self-confessed eco-warrior John Gray for sea kayaking through the caves of Au Nong, near Krabi in Thailand. He shows her beautiful secret lagoons only accessible through the caves and stop overnight on a secluded beach. After all that chilling out, there’s only one thing left to do – climb a mountain! Megan McCormick takes a guided trip up the eerie slopes of Mount Kenya to one of its six peaks past giant plants and volcanic rock formations. After three days of strenuous hiking she makes it to over 16,000 feet and is blown away by the African vistas, truly on top of the world!

Runtime: 50 minutes per show
FORMAT: H.264 MP4 *Plays on Roku, AppleTV, Playstation, Xbox, Chromecast, Mac, PC, Cell Phone, or Tablet

Pilot Productions has licenced this download for private home use only. Any unauthorised copying, editing, exhibiting, renting, lending, public performance, diffusion and/or broadcast of this episode, or any part thereof, is strictly prohibited.

To those who might wish to share or "torrent" these shows for free:
Please remember we are not some huge, anonymous conglomerate. We are a small independent company making travel adventure films that we hope you love watching as much as we do making them. Every time you buy a video from us you are supporting the filmmakers who created all the films on this site. Your support keeps us going, and we couldn't do it without you. We can't stop you from copying or torrenting; all we can do is politely request that you enjoy the show, and let other people find it in the same way. Thanks!

Videos Hide Videos Show Videos