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The Caribbean

Season 7, Ep. 8

There are a thousand reasons to visit the diverse islands of the Caribbean and our guest, self-described “Carivangelist" Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, does an admirable job of packing them into today’s episode. Tune in for Barbuda's sensational pink sand beaches, hiking St Lucia's volcanic Pitons and a burger patty rivalry that's been dividing Jamaica for decades...

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