Doing The Duero

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200B01Numantino20000414

In a three-part series explorer John Harrison canoes the length of the Duero River through Spain and Portugal.

1: `Numantino'.

He paddles to the small Castilian town of Penafiel and learns the meaning of `numantino' - an impossible task against overwhelming odds.

200B02Through Castile20000421

In a three-part series explorer John Harrison canoes the length of the Duero River through Spain and Portugal.

2: `Through Castile'.

He paddles through the dusty heart of Castile, tastes the local wines and speculates on the legacy left by 19th-century soldiers from Wellington's army.

200B0320000428

Three-part series in which explorer John Harrison canoes the length of the Duero River through Spain and Portugal.

In this final programme, Harrison paddles through Portugal and learns the history of port.

He meets the British community which preserves 18th-century tradition, and he finally arrives at the sea.