A bionic kind of Indiana Jones

Researcher Albert Lin in Petra, Jordan - with archaeological site Khirbet edh-Dharih in the background - in the new six-part series Lost Cities With Albert Lin.
Researcher Albert Lin in Petra, Jordan - with archaeological site Khirbet edh-Dharih in the background - in the new six-part series Lost Cities With Albert Lin.PHOTO: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

With a prosthetic leg, travel host Albert Lin treks jungles, scales mountains and rides helicopters to explore lost cities

With his science and technology background, explorer Albert Lin represents a new kind of Indiana Jones - and with his prosthetic leg, a bionic one too.

The American researcher hosts the new six-part National Geographic series, Lost Cities With Albert Lin, which airs at 9pm on Saturdays on National Geographic (Singtel TV Channel 201, StarHub TV Channel 411) and streams on Fox+.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 21, 2019, with the headline 'A bionic kind of Indiana Jones'. Print Edition | Subscribe