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Where the Wild Men Are

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Adventurer Ben Fogle meets more people who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth. We all occasionally dream of giving up the day job and moving away from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

But some people take their desire to get away from it all to the extremes. In this returning series, Ben Fogle lives with different people who inhabit some of the most remote locations in the world. This series sees Ben join British dump-truck driver, Ian, who sold ‘his life’ on eBay and bought his own primitive Caribbean island off the coast of Panama.

Colbert quit high finance and moved to the Southern Georgian swamplands. Access to his self-built cabin is via canoe. He survives by living off the creatures that inhabit this dangerous back-water.

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Series 1, Episode 1

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Ben travels to a remote island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef to live with former Sydney businessman David Glasheen.

Series 1, Episode 1

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Ben travels to a remote island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef to live with former Sydney businessman David Glasheen.

Series 1, Episode 2

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Ben Fogle joins a family in a mountainside yurt in Alaska. He learns outdoor skills essential to surviving in the wild and protecting himself from potential attack by grizzly bears…

Series 6, Episode 5

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We join Ben in Spain's remote Andalucia Mountains with couple Alan and Lorna who left their careers for a lifestyle they knew nothing about and a dream of becoming alpaca farmers.

Series 1, Episode 3

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In New Zealand, Ben meets a man who quit the rat race. He has spent the last 30 years living in a remote part of New Zealand, met his wife and now has two teenage children.

Series 1, Episode 4

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Former New York fashion photographer John Wells (53) ago quit NYC four years ago for a life off the grid in one of the most inhospitable terrains on earth.

Series 2, Episode 1

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Ben journeys to the swamplands of Georgia to meet a former financier who's turned Tarzan.

Series 2, Episode 1

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Ben journeys to the swamplands of Georgia to meet a former financier who's turned Tarzan.

Series 2, Episode 2

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Ben Fogle meets an ex-fighter pilot turned hill farmer, Steve Lall. Steve turned his back on Indian high society for a simple farmer's life in the mountains.

Series 2, Episode 2

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Ben Fogle meets an ex-fighter pilot turned hill farmer, Steve Lall. Steve turned his back on Indian high society for a simple farmer's life in the mountains.

Series 2, Episode 3

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Ben joins coconut farmer Neil and his young family in their bamboo house in the Philippines.

Series 2, Episode 3

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Ben joins coconut farmer Neil and his young family in their bamboo house in the Philippines.

Series 6, Episode 6

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Ben ventures deep into wild Guatemala, once home to an ancient Mayan civilisation, now home to former sound engineer who is building a new life in jungle.

Series 2, Episode 4

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Ben meets a former dump-truck driver who sold his life on eBay and bought a tiny island.

Series 2, Episode 4

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Ben meets a former dump-truck driver who sold his life on eBay and bought a tiny island.