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Ray Mears Goes Walkabout - Series (2008)
Ray Mears journeys through the wilderness of the Australian Outback to learn about the people, the wildlife and the culture of this extraordinary land. He is joined by Australian survival experts who enrich his journey and deepen Rays understanding of the bushcraft of this incredible continent. These are journeys that encompass many of the themes of Rays world discovery, the natural world, indigenous culture, adventure and survival.
Ray Mears is in desert survival mode as he follows in the footsteps of an unsung hero of Australian exploration to find out how John McDouall Stuart became the first European to succeed in crossing this continent from South to North and back again. Ray shows how to wring water from these barren lands and how travelling light is the key to success on such an epic journey.
Ray Mears Goes Walkabout -1- Desert on Veehd
The Bushtucker Man
Ray takes a journey across Queensland with Les Hiddins, The Bushtucker Man. They both share a love of the wilderness and have learnt much of what they know from indigenous people. Each of them has already left his mark on the world of bushcraft, now they get to work together for the first time ever.
Ray Mears Goes Walkabout -2- When Ray Mears Met the Bush Tucker Man on Veehd
Ray travels to the Torres Strait Islands to learn how the Kaurareg peoples lifestyle has helped them retain much of their bushcraft and knowledge. He finds out how these skills helped people survive during the Second World War and tells the story of Barbara Thompson, a young woman who was shipwrecked in the mid-19th century and survived despite the islands' reputation for cannibalism at the time.
Ray Mears Goes Walkabout -3- Torres Strait on Veehd
Rock art is important to the Australian Aboriginal way of life. Ray travels with an Aboriginal artist to learn more about it and to have a try at rock art himself.
Ray Mears Goes Walkabout -4- Rock Art on Veehd