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Road less Traveled : Season 3
Format: 17 episodes x 44' | High Definition
Host: Jonathan Legg
Summary: Season 3 of RLT spans 17 episodes, starting off in Asia and then covering European destinations, including Romania, Transnistria, Moldova, Russia, and all the way down to Antarctica! The highest # of episodes in a RLT season, this one is a blockbuster!
Road Less Traveled: Season 3
Road Less Traveled: Season 3: Episode 2: Cambodia
Road Less Traveled: SEASON 3: Episode 2- Cambodia: Jonathan enters a country still recovering from a violent past. He tours the killing fields with a man with a compelling story and examines how the massive breakdown in society has lead to unusual freedoms like pharmaceutical drug and automatic weapon accessibility. But beyond bizarre tourist frivolities, more serious aftershocks still resonate: Forests and wildlife vulnerable to a greedy world market. Our host meets a small special forces type team that has stepped into the vacuum, fighting tooth and nail to protect whats left of the country's natural wonders as they try to establish a revolutionary ecotourism project. On an Apocalypse Now type river patrol and in secret raids across the border Jonathan learns their techniques for combating the hordes of poachers and loggers, but can the battle be won?
Road Less Traveled: Season 3: Episode 4
ROAD LESS TRAVELED: SEASON 3: Episode 3 - India (Varanasi, Mayong, Delhi): Jonathan begins a quest to find an extreme type of holy man reputed to eat human flesh and commit other blatant acts of embracing taboos in a strange path to nirvana. He begins in the holy city of Varanasi: The Jerusalem of Asia. On it's gritty, narrow cobblestone alleyways he encounters a variety of bizarre expressions of spirituality and devotion, from starving babas to burning corpses. The search continues in the village of mayong where ancient black magic practice is passed on in secrecy from generations past. A slight detour finds our host in Delhi where all things bovine are investigated. In a city where 50,000 cows roam free under the blanket of divinity, who is sheltering the injured and who is covertly slaughtering the unnoticed?
Road Less Traveled: Season 3: Episode 5: Italy Part I
ROAD LESS TRAVELED: SEASON 3: EPISODE 5 - Italy (Rome, Venice, Pisa): Italy in the summertime is as touristy as it gets... can Jonathan still find the road less traveled? Taking up the challenge he takes a circumambulation of the ancient Aurilans walls to tell the story of the rise and fall of one of the world's mightiest empires, meets a hard core group of aficionados who have recaptured the spirit of the gladiator, and later descends into a pit in the middle of Rome filled with wild animals. A cryptic form of divination leads him to Venice where he follows the startling story of how nearly half the known world expired. One spot, in particular was singled out by the city to contain the epidemic: A small, fortified island of death which is off limits but not entirely impenetrable... Over in the city of the famous leaning tower, Jonathan dives into Italy's more underappreciated festival and joins a battle that has waged since the golden age of the city-state.
Road Less Traveled: Season 3: Episode 11: France PII
Episode 10 - France: Jonathan enters Europe’s fashion capital to try and grasp what makes it “Tre Chic” But as he meets with modeling agencies and designers something is lurking below him in the ancient catacombs, where hundreds of miles of passages contain the bones of the dead, curiosities left by “cataphiles”, and a secretive vampire society. Above ground a parkour expert teaches our host the art of moving across an urban landscape by channeling his inner monkey boy, and as the Technoparade rolls down the Parisian streets he pulls on his connection with DJ Nick V to spin in the most electric moment.
Road Less Traveled: Season 3: Episode 6: Italy Part II
ROAD LESS TRAVELED: SEASON 3: EPISODE 6 - Italy (The North): In stunning Lago di Garda Jonathan attempts to pull off a paragliding maneuver which almost put him in a wet grave last summer. Nearby, in the city of Bolzano, he joins a crack helicopter rescue force to pull another paraglider off the cliffs. Down the mountain range, a secretive organization runs largely unnoticed.. Jonathan slips inside to determine if it's a cult, micronation, or something entirely different. When it's time to leave, our host decides to take a one-of-a-kind white knuckle route all the way up to switzerland to visit a town that revolves, clockwise, around a single purpose.
Road Less Traveled: Season 3: Episode 7: Belgium
Road Less Traveled: Season 3: Episode 7 - Belgium: In a country not renowned for excitement, something huge is about to happen. Jonathan digs around the Flanders area exploring western Europe's least appreciated region. He discovers how a Christmas cookie has turned into a spreading sensation, learns the art of drawing comics, and discovers cuisine flavored with Europes oldest sweetener.. guarded tenaciously by a swarming army. Suddenly all the world comes to Belgium. On a legendary racetrack he meets the crew of Lamborghini and flashes back to an encounter at their factory in Bologna. On a gargantuan stage Europe's largest EDM event, Tomorrowland prepares to explode. But one man won’t attend either event. Jonathan looks into the fascinating story and mystery of the “Castle Murder.” And investigation that will go from gated estates, to shallow graves, to… pigeons.
Road Less Traveled: Season 3: Episode 9: Wales
Road Less Traveled: Season 3: Episode 9: Wales Jonathan travels across the pond to the land of his ancestors to look into the British isles homegrown beliefs, legends, and sports in a trip that begins with a vampire lurking in a cemetery and ends with zombie apocalypse. In between the macabre and pandemonium he attends a Wicca ceremony in London’s oldest occult book shop, meets a crusading druid by stonehenge, transverses dramatic Welsh cliffs using coasteering, and competes for mucky glory at the Bog Snorkeling Championships.
Road Less Traveled: Season 3: Episode 8: London
Road Less Traveled: Season 3: Episode 8: London Jonathan plunges into London for an urban adventure, exploring the subcultures of the diverse city. A trip that will include stripping for naked poetry, spraying bars with grime rappers, and viewing burlesque at it’s roots. But when an invitation comes in to have tea with the heir to Twinings tea, he must hire an accent coach and borrow 6,000 dollar suit to pull off the scene. After a full round of British cuisine exploration Jonathan heads up to the Top Gear track in a tire squealing attempt to beat Tom Cruise’s time.
Road Less Traveled: Season 3: Episode 12: Romania
Road Less Traveled: Season 3: Episode 12: Romania: Dracula may be the most famous resident, but our host learns that their are equally outlandish tales to be told beyond the hills of Transylvania. A meeting with a woman who secretly transcribed 3,000 Hollywood films while under an oppressive regime inspires Jonathan to make his own movie. So with a small budget and a cast of local actors he scouts Saxon castles, Danube tributaries, and ruined buildings to direct an action adventure flick. Outside of the production he takes an inside look at internet chat rooms from angles rarely seen and struggles to compete in a sport tabbed as the long lost ancestor of baseball.
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