Factual | Going to Extremes: The Silk Routes
UK: Channel 4
Going to Extremes: The Silk Routes
4 x 1 hr
Geographer Nick Middleton explores the hostile lands that lie on the ancient border between East and West. For thousands of years the only way across this forbidding expanse was the Silk Road, whose ancient highways pass through some of the most testing... places on the globe. Yet people still live there. From Kazakhstan to Tibet, from Nepal to the Gobi Desert, the ever-willing Middleton subjects himself to the acute hardships and conditions endured by some of the most remote human beings on Earth.
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Starring: Nick Middleton
Produced By: Keo Films
Broadcaster: UK: Channel 4 | Year of Production: 2005