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Ireland 1 - Distant Shores 8-1

Distant Shores Season 8

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Ireland 1 - Distant Shores 8-1

8-1 / #92 – Waterford and Barrow Estuary
Paul and Sheryl set sail from Chichester Harbour in England and sail to Waterford on the southeast coast of the Republic of Ireland where they learn about the production of crystal before sailing to New Ross to visit the Dunbrody emigrant ship and join a local boater for a trip down the Barrow River, one of Ireland's inland waterways.

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Ireland 2 - Distant Shores 8-2

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Ireland 2 - Distant Shores 8-2

8-2 / #93 – East Coast of Ireland
From Waterford on the southeast coast of Ireland, Paul and Sheryl sail north along the coast of the Irish Sea visiting small fishing ports as well as the large ports of Dun Laoghaire and Dublin. While waiting out a storm here they visit the Guinness Storehouse and learn about Ireland's most famous beer. Next stop is Carlingford on the border with Northern Ireland, known as the best place to search for Leprechauns. In Northern Ireland they stop in Belfast and discover new things about the ship Titanic which was built here.

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Crinan Canal - Distant Shores 8-3

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Crinan Canal - Distant Shores 8-3

8-3 / #94 – Crinan Canal
The Shards begin their visit to Scotland at the Mull of Kintyre and make a trip through the Crinan Canal visiting small inland towns and hiking to archeological sites en route. When they exit at Crinan they sail through the islands to the Isle of Mull and the picturesque fishing port of Tobermory.

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Caledonian Canal - Distant Shores 8-4

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23:56

Caledonian Canal - Distant Shores 8-4

8-4 / #95 – Caledonian Canal
Paul and Sheryl travel from the west coast of Scotland starting at Fort William across the country to the west coast to Inverness as they make a transit of the Caledonian Canal through Scotland's Great Glen. The canal goes through some of Scotland's most scenic Highland countryside plus several lochs including Loch Ness where they speak to experts about the Loch Ness monster.

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Shetland - Distant Shores 8-5

Distant Shores Season 8

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23:57

Shetland - Distant Shores 8-5

8-5 / #96 – Shetland
Heading to the most northern part of Scotland, Paul and Sheryl sail to the Shetland islands. Their first stop is Fair Isle, the most remote inhabited island in the UK, where they learn about seabird migration at the bird observatory as well as the creation of Fail Isle jumpers. Next they sail to Mainland to the port of Lerwick where local boaters show them life on the island including how to cut peats. They sail to the most northern point of the British Isles to visit a puffin colony.

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Norway - Distant Shores 8-6

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24:01

Norway - Distant Shores 8-6

8-6 / #97 – Bergen to Haugesund
From Shetland Paul and Sheryl cross the notorious North Sea passing oil platforms as they sail to the west coast of Norway. They make landfall at Bergen where they learn about the history of the Hanseatic League, then sail south through the islands to Haugesund where a local town councillor shows them attractions in the homeland of the Viking kings. In the port they discover that a recreation of a Viking ocean-going sailing ship is being built.

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Norway's Fjords - Distant Shores Season 8-7

Distant Shores Season 8

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24:02

Norway's Fjords - Distant Shores Season 8-7

8-7 / #98 – Sognefjord
The Shards turn north along the west coast of Norway to explore the land of fjords. They sail down Sognefjord, the world's longest fjord and in the town of Flam they take a historic train trip, do a bicycle trip down steep mountain paths, and visit a summer Viking camp.

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Orkney Scotland - Distant Shores 8-8

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23:52

Orkney Scotland - Distant Shores 8-8

8-8 / #99 - Orkney Scotland
Leaving Norway, Paul and Sheryl sail back across the North Sea to Scotland where they visit the remote Orkney Islands. In Scapa Flow they explore WWI shipwrecks, in Kirkwall they meet an archeologist returning to view the work she started 20 years before and visit a prehistoric village preserved in sand.

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West Scotland - Distant Shores 8-9

Distant Shores Season 8

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24:04

West Scotland - Distant Shores 8-9

8-9 / #100 – West Coast of Scotland
The Shards head south to mainland Scotland where they round Cape Wrath and ride out a storm in a remote cove. Continuing down the west coast they visit the most remote pub in mainland UK and conclude their visit to Scotland in the island of Islay, home of 8 malt whisky distilleries where Paul and Sheryl learn how famous Scotch whiskies are produced.

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Isle Of Man - Distant Shores 8-10

Distant Shores Season 8

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24:03

Isle Of Man - Distant Shores 8-10

8-10 / #101 – Isle of Man
Leaving Scotland, Paul and Sheryl sail south through the Irish Sea and arrive at the Isle of Man which has been inhabited since 6500 BC. They visit archeological sites around the island while riding out an autumn gale in Peel Harbour where they learn rescue manoeuvers with the local kayak club.

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Passage to France - Distant Shores 8-11

Distant Shores Season 8

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23:59

Passage to France - Distant Shores 8-11

8-11 / #102 – Passage to France
This week on Distant Shores we investigate quaint tidal harbours on the Cornish coast, cross the channel to France and tackle the tough sailing conditions of the Raz de Sein. We explore the sandy islands of Glenan, brush up on our French and give up all plans of a low calorie diet at the Market in Brest.

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Brittany France - Distant Shores 8-12

Distant Shores Season 8

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24:01

Brittany France - Distant Shores 8-12

8-12 / #103 – Brittany France
This time on Distant Shores we learn why Brittany is considered one of the richest archeological regions in the world, explore inland waterways around Brest on a river trip to Chateaulin, navigate through the treacherous seas on the north coast, deal with big tides and drying harbours, and discover the delights of buying and preparing Brittany's regional seafood dishes.

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Fun with Foreign Foods - Distant Shores 8-13

Distant Shores Season 8

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24:04

Fun with Foreign Foods - Distant Shores 8-13

8-13 / #104 – Finding Fun Foods in Foreign Ports
Sampling, cooking and shopping for interesting new foods is part of the pleasure of traveling to foreign lands. In this episode of Distant Shores Paul and Sheryl take you to ports around the globe to explore the delights of exotic markets, search for foods in the wild, sample unusual festival foods and cook regional specialties with local experts. Pizza in Italy, crabs in the Chesapeake Bay, Spring festival in Egypt, rum-tasting in the Virgin Islands and more...

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