Journalists and presenting talent Adnan Sarwar and Babita Sharma travel either side of the contentious Indo-Pakistan border.
From Gujarat and Sindh to the volatile and fiercely-contested Kashmir and Northern Territories, they cross landscapes of extraordinary variety and often staggering beauty.
On their journey the pair discover enduring traditions, surprising religious diversity and unexpected flashes of modernity in the countries of their respective parents' birth. The shadow of Partition hangs over both, but where do these two mighty nations stand in the 21st century?
Runtime: 60 minutes
Dangerous Borders: A Journey across India & Pakistan - Bruce Kirkby - Netflix
Bruce Kirkby is a Canadian adventurer, photographer, and writer. Widely recognized for extended expeditions to remote wilderness areas, his achievements include a 40-day, 1000-kilometre crossing of Arabia's Empty Quarter by camel (1999) and the first contiguous descent of Ethiopia's Blue Nile Gorge from source to Sudanese border (with National Geographic). The author of two best-selling books, Kirkby's writing has appeared in numerous publications, including The Globe and Mail, Canadian Geographic and The New York Times. National Geographic Channel featured his photography in the documentary Through the Lens (2003). A member of the Mountain Equipment Co-op Envoy/Adventure Team, Kirkby makes his home in Kimberley, British Columbia.
Dangerous Borders: A Journey across India & Pakistan - Television and film - Netflix
Kirkby hosted the CBC primetime adventure reality series, No Opportunity Wasted (2007) Three of his expeditions have been featured in National Geographic Documentaries Above All Else: The Everest Dream (1999) Assignment: Blue Nile (2000) Off the Map: Crossing the Empty Quarter (2001) Kirkby was featured in the National Geographic Channel documentary Through the Lens (2003), and provided commentary for OLN “Twenty Five Most Dangerous Places.” Kirkby has a new tv show on Travel Channel named Big Crazy Family Adventure. The show follows Kirkby and his family, wife Christine and their two sons Bodi and Taj, as they travel from British Columbia to Ladakh, India, by every mode of transportation except planes.
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