Saturday, 31 October 2009

Ray Mears Northern Wilderness Hudson Bay


If you live in the UK you might want to see this programme on canoes and the Hudson Bay company. If you miss it you may find it on the i-player.
Tomorrow, 20:00 on BBC Two (except Northern Ireland (Analogue), Wales (Analogue))
Synopsis
Ray Mears goes on an epic adventure into Canada's unforgiving, yet stunning wilderness.
As Ray travels across land and by canoe, he tells the story of one of the greatest companies the world has ever known - the Hudson's Bay Company that opened up Canada.
Ray discovers how those early traders were pioneers who laid the foundations of the modern Canadian state. He also demonstrates local crafts and bushcraft skills that bring the landscape to life.

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