Alabama Travel Videos, DVD, Touring, Sightseeing, Vacation, Destination
Alabama Travel Videos, DVD
- $29.95 DVD High Definition ~ All Regions Worldwide
Item Code : BENN17562Dauphin Island is the gateway to the latest "Discoveries?America" documentary featuring the state of Alabama. History buffs can learn about Fort Gaines (Damn the torpedoes - full speed ahead!) while nature lovers can explore the sandy beaches, estuaries of the island and the heronry, home of many nesting Great Blue Herons. Offshore, oystermen have been working the gulf for generations, bringing in an important harvest and component of the local economy. Sea Lab, the marine science and education center, is home to the Estuarium, a place where visiting students get their feet wet exploring the marine environment and local researchers study jellyfish and sea grass. Mobile is an historic city with stately ante bellum mansions, like the Bragg Mitchell home. The original Mardi Gras city now has its own Carnival Museum. Further north is Selma, a town internationally recognized as ground zero for the voting rights movement of 1965. The Museum of Voting Rights explains the history of the foot soldiers who marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, all the way to Montgomery, in the fight to secure the Voting Rights Act. The rolling hills of northern Alabama are home to a variety of outdoor pursuits, among them, the sport of raccoon hunting. Coon dog training is serious business here, so much so that the only coon dog cemetery in the world is located here. At the Mt. Top Flea Market outside of Atalla, over 100 acres of vendors sell just about anything under the sun. "If it's not here this week, come back next?" Ave Maria Grotto is located on the grounds of a Benedictine monastery. For several decades one of the monks labored to create an unusual display of miniatures?scale models of unique architectural buildings from around the world. 60 minutes. High Definition.
- $24.95 DVD Regions 1 & 2
Item Code : GLOB17565Globe Trekker Video. DVD Situated in the south east corner of the USA, the states of Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi are known as the Bible Belt, and are the home of the Civil Rights movement, the American Civil War, and the birthplace of the blues. Traveller Ian Wright goes trekking in the Great Smokey Mountains, before driving south to Atlanta, Georgia. He then catches the bus to Tuskegee, Alabama, and onto the idyllic beaches of the Gulf Shores. Along Highway 61, he passes through Vicksburg and Clarksdale, before ending his journey in Memphis, Tennessee. Along the way... Visit the birthplace of Martin Luther King Indulge in some comforting soul food Take a ride on the Memphis Queen, Mississippi's legendary steam boat Attend the annual re-enactment of the battle of Fort Morgan, the last battle of the Civil War Experience Elvis week in Memphis, an annual pilgrimage for thousands of "The Kings" fans
- $19.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide
Item Code : SEAS17563DVD. The Seasoned Traveler. 30 Minutes. Parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast were devastated or destroyed by Hurricanes Ivan (2004) and Katrina (2005). Because it's such a lovely area and because many people are choosing it for their retirement living, The Seasoned Traveler visited three of the five Gulf States to see what makes them so special, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. George decided to visit the region because of its charming communities and because many people have decided to settle down here in retirement. This post-Katrina tour of the Gulf Coast takes viewers first to Florida, where the itinerary includes St. George Island and Seaside. In Alabama, stops include Fairhope and Mobile. In Mississippi, stops include Biloxi and Pass Christian. George Bauer, the Traveler, is a radio and television journalist with 30 years of experience. He's been a reporter and anchor on local stations and national networks in the United States and Great Britain. Now he has decided to change course and give in to a nagging desire--to travel and tell others about exciting places across the globe. The Seasoned Traveler is a unique series created especially for today's over-50 explorer. Award-winning broadcast journalist and travel aficionado George Bauer presents destinations and useful travel tips in a style that is informative, fast-paced and fun. The series caters to both the active explorer and the traveler who prefers a more relaxed pace.
Alabama Travel Videos, DVD