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Where the Wild Men Are

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Daring, or down-right crazy?

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.

Ben Fogle travels the far reaches of the planet to meet those who have chosen to live life off the grid and who have turned their backs on the trappings of Western society and set up home in some of the most isolated locations on Earth.

Ben wants to discover the realities of leaving it all behind – is it daring, or down-right crazy?

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Episode 4, Series 5

Tuesday October 24 at 8:20am

Canada

Ben journeys into the Canadian wilderness to live with Julius Strauss and wife Kristin in a remote mountain lodge.

Episode 4, Series 5

Saturday October 28 at 5:45pm

Canada

Ben journeys into the Canadian wilderness to live with Julius Strauss and wife Kristin in a remote mountain lodge.

Episode 4, Series 5

Sunday October 29 at 4:35am

Canada

Ben journeys into the Canadian wilderness to live with Julius Strauss and wife Kristin in a remote mountain lodge.

Episode 5, Series 5

Monday October 30 at 10:20pm

Ibiza

In a secluded valley in the heart of Ibiza, Ben lives in a commune - the brain-child of ex-navy officer Chris Dews.

Episode 5, Series 5

Tuesday October 31 at 8:20am

Ibiza

In a secluded valley in the heart of Ibiza, Ben lives in a commune - the brain-child of ex-navy officer Chris Dews.

Episode 5, Series 5

Saturday November 4 at 5:45pm

Ibiza

In a secluded valley in the heart of Ibiza, Ben lives in a commune - the brain-child of ex-navy officer Chris Dews.

Episode 5, Series 5

Sunday November 5 at 4:35am

Ibiza

In a secluded valley in the heart of Ibiza, Ben lives in a commune - the brain-child of ex-navy officer Chris Dews.

Episode 6, Series 5

Monday November 6 at 10:20pm

Mongolia

Ben ventures into the freezing tundra of Outer Mongolia, on the longest journey he's experienced where he meets a family who became missionaries in a country they knew nothing about…

Episode 6, Series 5

Tuesday November 7 at 8:25am

Mongolia

Ben ventures into the freezing tundra of Outer Mongolia, on the longest journey he's experienced where he meets a family who became missionaries in a country they knew nothing about…

Episode 7, Series 5

Monday November 13 at 10:20pm

North Carolina

Ben heads to a secret location in the USA's Appalachian Mountains to live with forest dweller, Tod Kershaw and his own wild community where he embraces life in the woods.

Episode 7, Series 5

Tuesday November 14 at 8:15am

North Carolina

Ben heads to a secret location in the USA's Appalachian Mountains to live with forest dweller, Tod Kershaw and his own wild community where he embraces life in the woods.

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