Globe Trekker: The Netherlands on Create

Globe Trekker: The Netherlands on Create

Thu, 07/21/2011 - 9:00pm

Credit: APT

The tulip holds a special place in Dutch culture. Learn the history on this episode of Globe Trekker.

Brianna Barnes cycles her way through the Netherlands as she learns about Dutch resistance to Spanish rule and enjoys modern art in The Hague, surfs the North Sea in Sheveningen, earns her witch’s certificate in the medieval town of Oudewater, discovers the history of the tulip in Leiden, buys clogs and visits the cheese market in Alkmaar, explores a wind farm in Friesland and tests her skills in the canal jumping contest in Heidenskip.

Globe Trekker: The Netherlands airs Thursday, July 21 at 9 p.m. on Create (cable 433/DT21.3).

GLOBE TREKKER transports viewers to unforgettable destinations through its stunning photography, rhythmic indigenous music and spirit of adventure. In each episode, one vibrant young traveler ventures off the beaten path to soak up the local culture, sample the cuisine and revel in breathtaking vistas. In keeping with their aim of "living as the locals do," charismatic hosts Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Zay Harding, Megan McCormick, Bradley Cooper and others explore everything from big-city landmarks to exotic sights in remote villages.