Episode 2: Colombia
Every day, millions of dollars worth of emeralds are traded on the streets of Bogota – Colombia’s thriving capital city. But few ever venture to the source of these elusive gems, located deep in the valleys of the Andes Mountains. Thomas leads viewers over treacherous mountain roads and past gun-toting locals to explore Colombia’s gorgeous but rugged countryside, the lives of its people and the amazing world of emeralds. Then, it’s back to the big city to visit the world’s largest emerald district.