DOCUMENTARIES > TRAVEL > Siberia to the Silk Road

A 10,000 kilometre odyssey across the USSR, through Siberia and Central Asia, observing the everyday lives of people at a time of extraordinary change.

This programme focuses on the stunning beauty and remarkable characters of Siberia in summer, exploring the vast Lake Baikal and visiting the nomadic Buryat tribe in their portable yurts.

Trek through the snow covered mountains bordering Kazakhstan and China and join the Great Silk Road through the southern republic of Uzbekistan, visiting the ancient cities of Bukhara and Samarkand with their medieval architecture.