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Simon Reeve's Sacred Rivers

Episode 2 – The Ganges

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Simon Reeve follows the sacred waters of the Ganges from source to sea, exploring how India's economy has affected its religious culture.

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Series 1, Episode 1

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Simon Reeve travels along the Nile; from the holy source of the Blue Nile in the Ethiopian highlands through Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea. 1/3

Series 1, Episode 2

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Simon explores the Ganges and, along the way, meets westerners seeking spiritual enlightenment and discovers how the river is being severely polluted. 2/3

Series 1, Episode 3

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Simon follows the Yangtze to Dazu where he sees ancient rock carvings before arriving at the Three Gorges Dam, the world's biggest power station. 3/3