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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 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 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 5, Episode 7

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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.

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 3, Episode 6

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Ben meets 61-year-old Barbara Walker in Australia, who has lived alone in isolation for eight years. He finds out why she decided to settle in one of the world's most challenging…

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 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 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 5, Episode 8

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Ben is in rural Morocco with Dina and Mostafa, who shunned the American dream to live a simple life in a mud house.

Series 3, Episode 1

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Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting 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.

Series 3, Episode 2

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Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting 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.

Series 1, Episode 1

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Ben journeys to the Ozark Forest, to live with master craftsman Robert to learn who ditched modernity and bought 200 acres of land deep in the woods, and raised a family of six children…

Series 3, Episode 3

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Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting 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.

Series 3, Episode 4

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Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting 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

Series 3, Episode 4

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Ben Fogle travels the planet meeting 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

Series 3, Episode 5

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Ben travels out to Southeast Asia to meet 31-year-old Jon Watkinson, who quit a career in finance for life in a handmade bamboo hut on a remote island on the Mekong River in Laos.

Series 6, Episode 1

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Ben travels the furthest in this series to Australia's remote northwestern cape and Wilderness Island to meet a man whose story is as remarkable as the landscape he now lives in.

Series 3, Episode 6

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Ben meets 61-year-old Barbara Walker in Australia, who has lived alone in isolation for eight years. He finds out why she decided to settle in one of the world's most challenging…

Series 3, Episode 6

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Ben meets 61-year-old Barbara Walker in Australia, who has lived alone in isolation for eight years. He finds out why she decided to settle in one of the world's most challenging…

Series 3, Episode 7

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Ben ventures deep into the Appalachian Mountains in eastern America to meet 25-year-old Justin Burke, who rejected his privileged upbringing to live in the wilderness.

Series 7, Episode 1

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Ben journeys to the Ozark Forest, to live with master craftsman Robert to learn who ditched modernity and bought 200 acres of land deep in the woods, and raised a family of six children…

Series 7, Episode 1

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Ben journeys to the Ozark Forest, to live with master craftsman Robert to learn who ditched modernity and bought 200 acres of land deep in the woods, and raised a family of six children…

Series 3, Episode 8

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Ben heads to French Polynesia to spend time with British expat Rick and his girlfriend Jasna, who live on their yacht, sailing around the waters of the archipelago they have made their…

Series 3, Episode 9

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Ben heads to one of the most remote parts of the UK, the Inner Hebrides. Nic and Andy Goddard live on a remote weather-beaten island off the coast of Scotland, along with their teenage…

Series 3, Episode 9

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Ben heads to one of the most remote parts of the UK, the Inner Hebrides. Nic and Andy Goddard live on a remote weather-beaten island off the coast of Scotland, along with their teenage…

Series 7, Episode 1

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Ben journeys to the Ozark Forest, to live with master craftsman Robert to learn who ditched modernity and bought 200 acres of land deep in the woods, and raised a family of six children…