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is a series of whirlwind jaunts to some of the world's most popular spots-London, Las Vegas, New Orleans, the Caribbean, the American "wild west," th e Black Hills, Tuscany and Sydney. Hosted by Al Roker, each installment invites viewers t o tag along to one of the different, exciting locales, where every aspect of the place is explored and sampled. From culture and history, to shopping and dining, to recreation and sightseeing, no famous highlight is overlook, and several lesser know gems are joyfully u ncovered.
Recently voted the most desirable destination in the world, the "land down under" has some thing to suit everyone, from laid-back surfers to aspiring Crocodile Dundee-style adventur ers. This episode of Going Places
indulges in water sports of every kind, cruising the beautiful Sydney Harbour on board The Bounty
, swimming with sharks at Oceanwor ld alongside Ron and Val Taylor, the famous shark experts from Jaws
, and riding the waves with the surfers at Elouera Beach. Viewers will also visit the home of Schindle r's List
author Thomas Keneally, meet local artists from the Outback town of Broken Hi ll, tour several aboriginal cave drawing sites, see the Koalas at Taronga Zoo and sample t he unique cuisine of Australia.