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Distant Lands on Video

Exciting places may be thousands of miles away but learning about them only takes one trip to the Music and Media Collections located on the first floor of the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library. Our extensive selection of travel-related DVDs covers all continents and all countries. For additional options, check out our films by country of origin.

Prepare to look at Machu Picchu in a whole new way with the PBS documentary Time Scanners. Using the latest 3D laser-scanning technology, structural engineer Steve Burrows and his team scan this sacred Incan city in the heart of the Peruvian Andes.
F 3429.1 .M3 M3 2016 DVD

Journey with famed travel expert Rick Steves to Greece and Turkey. His documentary takes you from vibrant Athens to the hauntingly beautiful Delphi in Greece. Lose yourself in the unique city of Istanbul, wander through the Grecian temples of the western region, and experience folk dancing in Central Turkey. Steves concludes this trip with Mount Ararat and Mount Nemrut in the East.
DF 728 .G74 2009 DVD

In need of a longer expedition? A History of Scotland is a ten-part series hosted by archeologist Neil Oliver that charts Scotland’s past through battles, religious conflicts, and political intrigue. This comprehensive documentary features remarkable, award-winning cinematography.
DA 757.5 .H57 2010 disc 1-2 DVD

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