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In a new six part series Simon Reeve travels around the edge of the Indian ocean, in an epic and exotic journey that takes him from the paradise islands of the Maldives to the front line of the war against piracy and terror on the streets of mogadishu.

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In a new six part series Simon Reeve travels around the edge of the Indian ocean, in an epic and exotic journey that takes him from the paradise islands of the Maldives to the front line of the war against piracy and terror on the streets of mogadishu.

    • Episode 1

    South Africa to Zanzibar

    This first leg of Simon's journey takes him from rugged coast of South Africa, where he joins the fight against wildlife poachers, through Mozambique and on to the tropical island of Zanzibar. On the way he swims with sharks, meets the refugees who have found shelter in a luxury beachfront hotel and travels on a huge container ship fortified against the constant threat of pirates.

    • HD
    • 58 Minutes

    This first leg of Simon's journey takes him from rugged coast of South Africa, where he joins the fight against wildlife poachers, through Mozambique and on to the tropical island of Zanzibar. On the way he swims with sharks, meets the refugees who have found shelter in a luxury beachfront hotel and travels on a huge container ship fortified against the constant threat of pirates.

    • HD
    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    Madagascar to the Seychelles

    Simon Reeve visits the tropical Indian Ocean Islands of Madagascar, Mauritius and the Seychelles on the second leg of his journey. Amid the paradise of coral reefs and jungles full of spectacular wildlife, Simon witnesses some of the threats to the Ocean, which include over-population and piracy.

    • HD
    • 59 Minutes

    Simon Reeve visits the tropical Indian Ocean Islands of Madagascar, Mauritius and the Seychelles on the second leg of his journey. Amid the paradise of coral reefs and jungles full of spectacular wildlife, Simon witnesses some of the threats to the Ocean, which include over-population and piracy.

    • HD
    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    Kenya and the Horn of Africa

    The third leg of Simon Reeve’s journey is the most dangerous, as he travels to Mogadishu, the war-torn capital of Somalia. He starts off in the south of Kenya and travels up the Indian Ocean coast to Mombasa, visiting the beautiful Tana Delta and meeting villagers facing eviction from the area. He sees the beautiful island of Kiwayu before going on to Somalia and Mogadishu, where he travels with Ugandan soldiers from the African peace keeping force.

    • HD
    • 58 Minutes

    The third leg of Simon Reeve’s journey is the most dangerous, as he travels to Mogadishu, the war-torn capital of Somalia. He starts off in the south of Kenya and travels up the Indian Ocean coast to Mombasa, visiting the beautiful Tana Delta and meeting villagers facing eviction from the area. He sees the beautiful island of Kiwayu before going on to Somalia and Mogadishu, where he travels with Ugandan soldiers from the African peace keeping force.

    • HD
    • 58 Minutes
    • Episode 4

    Oman to the Maldives

    This stage of Simon Reeve's journey around the spectacular Indian Ocean takes him from Oman to the Maldives. He starts in the remote and otherworldly Musandam peninsula, on the Strait of Hormuz. His journey takes him to Mumbai, the Indian Ocean's biggest port, and then on to the Maldives - perhaps the most beautiful collection of tropical coral islands in the world.

    • HD
    • 59 Minutes

    This stage of Simon Reeve's journey around the spectacular Indian Ocean takes him from Oman to the Maldives. He starts in the remote and otherworldly Musandam peninsula, on the Strait of Hormuz. His journey takes him to Mumbai, the Indian Ocean's biggest port, and then on to the Maldives - perhaps the most beautiful collection of tropical coral islands in the world.

    • HD
    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 5

    Sri Lanka to Bangladesh

    Simon visits Sri Lanka, where he discovers that the Chinese are building a huge new port in the south. He also visits the north of the island - scene of vicious battles between fighters from the Tamil minority and the Sri Lankan army. Heading north from Sri Lanka Simon investigates one of the Indian Ocean’s fastest growing industries – prawn fishing. His journey in this episode ends with one of the most amazing sights of the whole Indian Ocean: the ship breaking beaches of Chittagong in Bangladesh, where dozens of huge tankers and container ships are beached before being broken up for scrap.

    • HD
    • 59 Minutes

    Simon visits Sri Lanka, where he discovers that the Chinese are building a huge new port in the south. He also visits the north of the island - scene of vicious battles between fighters from the Tamil minority and the Sri Lankan army. Heading north from Sri Lanka Simon investigates one of the Indian Ocean’s fastest growing industries – prawn fishing. His journey in this episode ends with one of the most amazing sights of the whole Indian Ocean: the ship breaking beaches of Chittagong in Bangladesh, where dozens of huge tankers and container ships are beached before being broken up for scrap.

    • HD
    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 6

    Indonesia to Australia

    The last leg of Simon Reeve's journey begins on the northern tip of Sumatra and takes him to the south western corner of Australia. In Banda Aceh, Sharia law is in force and Simon goes on a patrol with the local vice and virtue squad. In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Simon investigates the shocking trade in exotic pets. Next stop is the island paradise of Bali, where Simon joins a family of seaweed farmers. It's then on to Australia, where Simon visits the unspoilt wilderness of the Kimberely. His journey ends at Cape Leeuwin, where he draws conclusions from his journey.

    • HD
    • 58 Minutes

    The last leg of Simon Reeve's journey begins on the northern tip of Sumatra and takes him to the south western corner of Australia. In Banda Aceh, Sharia law is in force and Simon goes on a patrol with the local vice and virtue squad. In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Simon investigates the shocking trade in exotic pets. Next stop is the island paradise of Bali, where Simon joins a family of seaweed farmers. It's then on to Australia, where Simon visits the unspoilt wilderness of the Kimberely. His journey ends at Cape Leeuwin, where he draws conclusions from his journey.

    • HD
    • 58 Minutes
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