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The Mekong River with Sue Perkins

In this fascinating series, Sue Perkins uncovers a region undergoing unprecedented change. In addition to tackling hard-hitting social and environmental issues, Sue explores the lighter side of life on the Mekong, as she meets the river's idiosyncratic characters. She brings to life the river's compelling and profound stories, encountering some of Earth's most incredible natural phenomena along the way.

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Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 - 7:00 PM    "3 of 4" Sue reaches Laos, one of the poorest and least developed of all the Mekong nations. It's a country shaped by both Buddhism and Communism, and has hardly changed for centuries. Today, the beauty of its landscapes and people is bringing in foreign tourists - backpackers in search of unspoiled Asia. Sue spends time with Bounsom, a fisherman who's turned to tourism, setting up a restaurant on the beach. And she visits Luang Prabang, a beautiful town. G
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