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Hector – Ó Siberia go Saigon


Hector crosses over into Vietnam and heads for Saigon
Thursday @ 9.30pm


Parental Rating: 12A

Hector heads for Tham Krabok, Thailand's monastic equivalent to the Betty Ford Clinic, where people overcome their addictions by living like monks and drinking a "cleansing" brown liquid that makes th

First Shown: 13 Dec

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Hector – Ó Siberia go Saigon

The greatest, the longest, the most epic journey Hector has ever done begins in one of the most sparsely populated regions on Earth. He’s 3,500 kms from Moscow, the capital of Russia but stuck deep in a place where exiles and prisoners were sent for 1000’s of years. Yes – Hector is beginning his greatest adventure of them all deep in Siberia. In 8 week’s time, having stepped out of Russia, crossed Mongolia and China, entered Nepal and crossed Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand and Cambodia he will end up sunning himself in Saigon, a journey of over 8,000 kms.

Episode 8: Cambodia to Vietnam – Thursday @ 9.30pm
Next stop for Hector is the Capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. After linking up with comedians and scrap collectors, he meets the amazing man that is Scott Neeson who walked away from Hollywood to set up the Cambodian Children’s Fund in 2003. After a spot of football with the homelss kids and a little bit of rap with the Tiny Toons, it’s time to head for Vietnam. He crosses over to Ben Tre and meets the unusual man that is Ken Horsfall. And so after 4000kms and 8 weeks on the road Hector finally hits his final destination Saigon.

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