Lonely Planet Six Degrees is the new flagship series produced by Lonely Planet.
Playful, sassy, street smart and unexpected, Lonely Planet Six Degrees
connects to what makes each city special â€“ the people that live in it. By Emphasising the human dimension of travel, Lonely Planet Six Degrees moves beyond sightseeing and offers the surest way of being whisked off your feet and fast-tracked to the heart of a city.
Presenter Asha Gillâ€™s feet hardly touch the ground before sheâ€™s swept off them by tango artist Guillermo Alio. He invites her to become his â€˜brush,â€™ as they dip their feet in oil paints and dance on canvas, creating abstract tango art.
Asha hits the streets with Argentinean romeo Romulo Tirri visiting the famous Recoleta Cemetery - the resting place of Evita â€“ and meets synthetic artist Nicola Constantino. She is bowled over by her surreal handbag decorated with human anuses! Nicola takes Asha to her studio and invites her to a contemporary artistâ€™s dinner where the sculptural â€˜chain of quailâ€™ and the â€˜vegetarian pigâ€™ are a big hit with the guests.
Asha hooks up with local TV star Fierita and witnesses a minor miracle at a football match when Fieritaâ€™s beloved but struggling team beat the Argentine champions. Asha ends her adventure by dancing the Murga through the streets of Palermoâ€¦