Season 02, Episode 14 – “Tomah to Portage, Wisconsin”
Michael Portillo continues his journey from the northern state of Minnesota to the Deep South. Michael reaches Tomah, Wisconsin, where he helps harvest cranberries, an important crop for the US. Boarding the Empire Builder rail service once again, he travels to Wisconsin Dells, where an innovative photographer first captured motion. Michael takes a plunge in the waterpark capital of the world and finds a pleasant surprise in Baraboo – the circus is in town and it travels by train. Guided by a former clown and ringmaster, Michael explores the train’s spectacular wagons.
Season 02, Episode 15 – “Milwaukee to Racine, Wisconsin”
Michael Portillo continues his journey from the northern state of Minnesota to the Deep South. Michael is in Milwaukee, located on the shore of Lake Michigan and home of the Harley-Davidson. Michael learns about the history of motorcycles there, the first of which was made in 1903, and hitches a ride on the back of a modern version. German gymnastics is Michael’s next challenge as he joins the Ladies’ Auxiliary Exercise Class, a legacy of Milwaukee’s 19th-century German settler community which is still going strong today. In Racine, Michael discovers a man who knew how to sort the wheat from the chaff and made a business out of it.
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MP4 | AAC VBR | 156MB
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