With panoramic high definition photography and intimate storytelling, Discovery Atlas shows you a new way to connect with the world. Transport yourself to another land like never before, through the collective vision and personal lives of those who live there. You will look into their eyes, dream with their vision, share in their joys, and conquer their challenges. Join us in an extraordinary journey...
This is the story of the most complex country on Earth, of the dreams and challenges driving its people to look forward... while cherishing the past. Can this ancient civilization survive its breakneck journey into the future? And at what price?
This is the story of the greatest transformation on Earth. And of the people in the vortex.
- Across the city of Shanghai, thousands gather to practice the ancient art of Tai Chi.
- Over 1000 miles away, Mongolian nomads prepare for the biggest horse race in the world.
- In Beijing, the Forbidden City opens its doors to tens of thousands of tourists.
- At the same moment, a twelve year old child dreams of Olympic gold.
- And a billionaire property tycoon sees a future of limitless opportunity.