Saying It Straight
Correspondents' stories: Colin Freeman in Pakistan, Chris Haslam in Zambia, Tim Ecott on Mexico's Baja peninsula, Sodaba Haidare in Afghanistan and Joanna Robertson in Sudtirol.
Tall stories, strange names, ancient giants and linguistic confusion. Kate Adie introduces correspondents' stories. Colin Freeman, in the Pakistani city of Quetta, wonders if it is still a Taliban stronghold. Chris Haslam, in Zambia, is shocked by some of the strange names given to children. Tim Ecott is among giants on Mexico's Baja Peninsula - both in the ocean and on land. Sodaba Haidare visits a special restaurant in the Afghan capital Kabul which is empowering women who've survived domestic abuse. And Joanna Robertson reaches for the NervenTee in Italy's South Tyrol region - but which language should she use? More tea please!