Friday, May 07, 2010

Japan's Secret Wilderness

Beyond the densely populated megacities and futuristic technology of modern Japan lies a vast and little known wilderness. From secluded subtropical islands to snow covered mountains, Japan has many natural secrets to explore. Ten years ago writer, naturalist and explorer Steve Backhall spent a year living and working in Japan, but he never made it out of the city. Now he returns, determined to explore the wilder side of this incredible country. Steve Backhall takes you away to this magnificent secret wilderness filled with adventure, stunning scenery and incredible wildlife encounters.

Secret Wilderness: Japan premieres May 23, 6:00p.m. ET/PT on BBC America