Part 1: Mexico and Belize • 2017 • episode "S1E1" Walking the Americas with Levison Wood

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Levison and Alberto avoid escaped convicts and poisonous trees as they take in Mexico and Belize's jungles, the hurricane-wracked island of San Pedro and Guatemala's lawless wilderness of El Petacon.

Walking the Americas with Levison Wood • 2017 • 4 episodes •

Part 1: Mexico and Belize

Levison and Alberto avoid escaped convicts and poisonous trees as they take in Mexico and Belize's jungles, the hurricane-wracked island of San Pedro and Guatemala's lawless wilderness of El Petacon.

2017 • Travel

Part 2: Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua

Partying in a unique Caribbean town, crossing stunning but treacherous mountains, and visiting one of the world's most violent cities.

2017 • Travel

Part 3: Nicaragua and Costa Rica

Levison and Alberto trek through beautiful landscapes and colonial cities, climb active volcanoes and mountains, navigate deadly highways and meet fishermen and migrants.

2017 • Travel

Part 4: Panama, Darien Gap and Colombia

Levison and Alberto explore an uncharted vampire bat-infested cave, visit the Panama Canal and modern Panama City, meet indigenous tribes-people and tackle the world's most dangerous stretch of jungle.

2017 • Travel

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