AFGHANISTAN - In Search of the Lost Buddhas. Adams hitches a ride with the Taliban to cris-cross Afghanistan: a country where few westerners dare to go. He finally reaches the Bamiyan Buddhas, just before they are destroyed.
IRAN - People of the Flame. Adams travels the Iranian wilderness in search of the Zoroastrians, an ancient people who have tended a holy flame for the last 1500 years.
PAKISTAN - The Road to Shangri-La. Adams crosses the high mountains of Northern Pakistan in search of Shangri-La, immortalised by James Hilton in his classic Lost Horizons.
KAMCHATKA - The Forbidden Zone. A journey through the arctic extremes of a primeval world; through the youngest landscape on the planet....across Far Eastern Siberia in search of some of the Cold War's darkest secrets - a journey to the beginning of the Earth.