2x40 Min Series / Format: Digibeta
Ireland’s best known news correspondent explores one of the most enchanting rivers on the planet
Charlie Bird heads for India and the mighty and sacred River Ganges. From sea to source, Charlie battles from the Bay of Bengal to the mighty Himalaya along a river that defines this wakening economic giant - a nation fast becoming one of the 21st centuries great superpowers. An explosion of colour, people, culture and history lies on his 2500km journey upstream. As he travels to the heart of India and the limits of his own endurance, Charlie seeks to uncover how the fabled mysticism of the Indian people marries with a country going through an explosive economic transformation.