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Caribbean Island: St. Lucia, Martinique & Montserrat (Episode #1104)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

Zoe Palmer visits the spectacularly beautiful islands of St Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat. Surrounded by stunning rainforests, mountains and volcanoes with a hybrid of English, African and French heritage, these islands deserve their reputation as one of the top vacation spots in the world.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 8:00 AM

Amsterdam City Guide 2 (Episode #1110)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Brianna and Jonathan Atherton travel to Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands that was built around a network of beautiful canals overlooked by the gabled mansions of 17th century merchants. Jonathan visits the Rijksmuseum, which has a magnificent collection of paintings by the great Dutch Masters, while Brianna marvels at the artistic genius of Vincent van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum. She then visits a replica of an East India cargo, discovering how the great wealth of the city was extracted from the Dutch colonies in Asia, while on the other side Jonathan observes a dockland squat. Briana later ventures to the Anne Frank House and hears about her family's last days in hiding from the Nazis. In stark contrast, Jonathan ends his trip partying at the Gay Parade, one of Amsterdam's biggest events of the year.

Caribbean Island: St. Lucia, Martinique & Montserrat (Episode #1104)

KQED World: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Zoe Palmer visits the spectacularly beautiful islands of St Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat. Surrounded by stunning rainforests, mountains and volcanoes with a hybrid of English, African and French heritage, these islands deserve their reputation as one of the top vacation spots in the world.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 8:00 AM

Amsterdam City Guide 2 (Episode #1110)

KQED World: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Brianna and Jonathan Atherton travel to Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands that was built around a network of beautiful canals overlooked by the gabled mansions of 17th century merchants. Jonathan visits the Rijksmuseum, which has a magnificent collection of paintings by the great Dutch Masters, while Brianna marvels at the artistic genius of Vincent van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum. She then visits a replica of an East India cargo, discovering how the great wealth of the city was extracted from the Dutch colonies in Asia, while on the other side Jonathan observes a dockland squat. Briana later ventures to the Anne Frank House and hears about her family's last days in hiding from the Nazis. In stark contrast, Jonathan ends his trip partying at the Gay Parade, one of Amsterdam's biggest events of the year.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Puerto Rico (Episode #1103)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

Zay visits San Juan, the El Yunque National Forest, the Camuy River Caves National Park and the coffee-producing central highlands. Along the way he discovers why Puerto Rico is known as the "island of enchantment," boasting sun-kissed beaches, dramatic mountains, a rich colonial history, and great music.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 8:00 AM

Eastern Canada (Episode #1126)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

The 3000km journey starts on the Avalon Peninsula, in Newfoundland & Labrador, the oldest and most easterly part of North America. Though it was the first province discovered by Europeans, it was the last to join Canada in 1949 - a testimony to its independent spirit. Next, GT travels south west to the maritime provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick, known for their rugged coastlines, natural beauty and delicious fresh fish. GT then heads inland to say bonjour to Quebec's European culture and old-world charm and party at the New France Festival. Last is Ontario, where we experience the dizzying heights of Toronto's mega CN Tower and the thundering magnificence of the Niagara Falls.

Puerto Rico (Episode #1103)

KQED World: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Zay visits San Juan, the El Yunque National Forest, the Camuy River Caves National Park and the coffee-producing central highlands. Along the way he discovers why Puerto Rico is known as the "island of enchantment," boasting sun-kissed beaches, dramatic mountains, a rich colonial history, and great music.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 8:00 AM

Papua New Guinea (Episode #1120)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

The trekkers explore New Britain Island, the largest in the Bismarck Archipelago of Papua New Guinea. Inhabited by the indigenous Papuans and the Austronesians, the island was captured by the Japanese during World War II. Today the island's traditional cultures are diverse and complex but there are several ancient traditions which remain active today, especially the Dukduk Secret Society. Next, we visit the township of Rabaul, once the provincial capital until it was destroyed in 1994 by a massive volcanic eruption. Rabaul is still a superb location for scuba diving, snorkeling and wreck dives. We travel onwards to the stunningly beautiful island of Bougainville, named after a French navigator, and an excellent location for wreck-diving and sea kayaking.

Eastern Canada (Episode #1126)

KQED World: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

The 3000km journey starts on the Avalon Peninsula, in Newfoundland & Labrador, the oldest and most easterly part of North America. Though it was the first province discovered by Europeans, it was the last to join Canada in 1949 - a testimony to its independent spirit. Next, GT travels south west to the maritime provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick, known for their rugged coastlines, natural beauty and delicious fresh fish. GT then heads inland to say bonjour to Quebec's European culture and old-world charm and party at the New France Festival. Last is Ontario, where we experience the dizzying heights of Toronto's mega CN Tower and the thundering magnificence of the Niagara Falls.

Papua New Guinea (Episode #1120)

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

The trekkers explore New Britain Island, the largest in the Bismarck Archipelago of Papua New Guinea. Inhabited by the indigenous Papuans and the Austronesians, the island was captured by the Japanese during World War II. Today the island's traditional cultures are diverse and complex but there are several ancient traditions which remain active today, especially the Dukduk Secret Society. Next, we visit the township of Rabaul, once the provincial capital until it was destroyed in 1994 by a massive volcanic eruption. Rabaul is still a superb location for scuba diving, snorkeling and wreck dives. We travel onwards to the stunningly beautiful island of Bougainville, named after a French navigator, and an excellent location for wreck-diving and sea kayaking.

Eastern Canada (Episode #1126)

KQED World: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

The 3000km journey starts on the Avalon Peninsula, in Newfoundland & Labrador, the oldest and most easterly part of North America. Though it was the first province discovered by Europeans, it was the last to join Canada in 1949 - a testimony to its independent spirit. Next, GT travels south west to the maritime provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick, known for their rugged coastlines, natural beauty and delicious fresh fish. GT then heads inland to say bonjour to Quebec's European culture and old-world charm and party at the New France Festival. Last is Ontario, where we experience the dizzying heights of Toronto's mega CN Tower and the thundering magnificence of the Niagara Falls.

West Texas (Episode #1102)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

Zay Harding starts his journey in Austin, where he explores everything from rattlesnake hotdogs to bingo with chickens. He then heads south to San Antonio for a visit to the Alamo. Following a night in the most haunted hotel in Texas, Zay travels to the border city of El Paso. After meeting the locals, he treks into the surrounding desert to travel along the old Butterfield trail. Traveling in a 1960s Mustang, Zay embarks on a road trip along Route 66 where he takes in the stunning Palo Duro Canyon, competes in Amarillo's steak-eating challenge and concludes his trip in Glenrio, the mysterious ghost town that borders New Mexico.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 8:00 AM

Paraguay and Uruguay (Episode #1125)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Holly Morris discovers two South American countries that may share a similar name but couldn't be more different. Beginning her journey in Uruguay, Holly explores its beautiful coastline, often referred to as the Riviera of the Southern Hemisphere. Later, Holly boards a plane and heads northwest to the mysterious land locked nation of Paraguay. In contrast to Uruguay, Paraguay is one of the least visited countries on the South American continent

West Texas (Episode #1102)

KQED World: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Zay Harding starts his journey in Austin, where he explores everything from rattlesnake hotdogs to bingo with chickens. He then heads south to San Antonio for a visit to the Alamo. Following a night in the most haunted hotel in Texas, Zay travels to the border city of El Paso. After meeting the locals, he treks into the surrounding desert to travel along the old Butterfield trail. Traveling in a 1960s Mustang, Zay embarks on a road trip along Route 66 where he takes in the stunning Palo Duro Canyon, competes in Amarillo's steak-eating challenge and concludes his trip in Glenrio, the mysterious ghost town that borders New Mexico.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 8:00 AM

Paraguay and Uruguay (Episode #1125)

KQED World: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Holly Morris discovers two South American countries that may share a similar name but couldn't be more different. Beginning her journey in Uruguay, Holly explores its beautiful coastline, often referred to as the Riviera of the Southern Hemisphere. Later, Holly boards a plane and heads northwest to the mysterious land locked nation of Paraguay. In contrast to Uruguay, Paraguay is one of the least visited countries on the South American continent

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Globe Trekker Food Hour: Morocco (Episode #1108)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Ben O'Donoghue starts his culinary adventures with lunch at the camel market in Casablanca, learns to cook "harira" (the soup that breaks the Ramadan fast) in the imperial city of Fes, lives with a nomadic family in the high dunes of the Western Sahara, scours the markets in Marrakesh for ingredients to make the classic "tagine," samples Berber delicacies in the High Atlas mountains and fishes for his dinner in the port of Essaouira.

East Texas (Episode #1107)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 4:00 AM

Zay takes roping lessons and experiences the famous Gun Show in Ft. Worth, visits the Book Depository with an eyewitness to the Kennedy assassination in Dallas, travels to the oil fields in Kilgore, stops at the Huntsville State Penitentiary, tours the Johnson Space Center with Alan Bean in Houston and celebrates the 4th of July in Chappell Hill.

Bangladesh (Episode #1106)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 3:00 AM

Holly Morris kicks off her trip in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and the seventh largest city in the world. She then travels to Sunderban National Park for an encounter with Bengal tigers and a trek deep into the forest to find honey. Along the way, Holly visits a "floating" school, charms snakes, harvests tea in the hills of Sylhet, visits the ship-breaking yards in Chittagong and relaxes in the seaside resort of Cox's Bazaar near the Myanmar border.

Globe Trekker Food Hour: Israel & The Palestinian Territories (Episode #1105)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Angela May discovers the diverse and rich food traditions of Israel, with visits to Jaffa, Jerusalem, the coastal city of Acca and the hills of Judea. In the second half of this special, chef Bobby Chinn investigates whether or not there is an authentic Palestinian cuisine as he explores Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem and Ramallah.

Caribbean Island: St. Lucia, Martinique & Montserrat (Episode #1104)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

Zoe Palmer visits the spectacularly beautiful islands of St Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat. Surrounded by stunning rainforests, mountains and volcanoes with a hybrid of English, African and French heritage, these islands deserve their reputation as one of the top vacation spots in the world.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 -- 8:00 AM

Puerto Rico (Episode #1103)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Zay visits San Juan, the El Yunque National Forest, the Camuy River Caves National Park and the coffee-producing central highlands. Along the way he discovers why Puerto Rico is known as the "island of enchantment," boasting sun-kissed beaches, dramatic mountains, a rich colonial history, and great music.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 8:00 AM

West Texas (Episode #1102)

KQED World: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Zay Harding starts his journey in Austin, where he explores everything from rattlesnake hotdogs to bingo with chickens. He then heads south to San Antonio for a visit to the Alamo. Following a night in the most haunted hotel in Texas, Zay travels to the border city of El Paso. After meeting the locals, he treks into the surrounding desert to travel along the old Butterfield trail. Traveling in a 1960s Mustang, Zay embarks on a road trip along Route 66 where he takes in the stunning Palo Duro Canyon, competes in Amarillo's steak-eating challenge and concludes his trip in Glenrio, the mysterious ghost town that borders New Mexico.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 8:00 AM

Mid-Atlantic States (Episode #1101)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 1:00 AM

Brianna Barnes begins her travels in New Jersey with a visit to Atlantic City and Wildwoods on a 1950s themed weekend. Next it's on to Delaware, with stops in Lewes and Annapolis, followed by crabbing on the Chesapeake Bay. Brianna journeys through the Brandywine Valley, which stretches through Delaware and Pennsylvania, on her way to Philadelphia for a taste of the famous cheesesteaks and a look at the Art Museum. She continues west through Amish country, takes in the new Flight 93 memorial in Shanksville and checks out the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. Brianna makes her way to Virginia, where she encounters a replica of Stonehenge made entirely from Styrofoam and concludes her trip at Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 8:00 AM

Buenos Aires City Guide (Episode #1124)

KQED World: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 12:00 AM

Sexy, passionate and sophisticated, Buenos Aires is one of South America's most alluring cities and the perfect place for Globe Trekker newcomer Judith Jones to find her feet...or should we say Tango heels!

Mid-Atlantic States (Episode #1101)

KQED World: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 7:00 PM

Brianna Barnes begins her travels in New Jersey with a visit to Atlantic City and Wildwoods on a 1950s themed weekend. Next it's on to Delaware, with stops in Lewes and Annapolis, followed by crabbing on the Chesapeake Bay. Brianna journeys through the Brandywine Valley, which stretches through Delaware and Pennsylvania, on her way to Philadelphia for a taste of the famous cheesesteaks and a look at the Art Museum. She continues west through Amish country, takes in the new Flight 93 memorial in Shanksville and checks out the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. Brianna makes her way to Virginia, where she encounters a replica of Stonehenge made entirely from Styrofoam and concludes her trip at Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 5, 2012 -- 8:00 AM

Turkey (Episode #1119)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Adela Ucar encounters whirling dervishes and tranquil tea gardens in Konya, treks along the Lycian Way, relaxes on the sun-kissed beaches of Myra, visits the Sabanci Mosque and samples exquisite cuisine in Adana, explores the bustling bazaars and cafe culture of Gaziantep and experiences Kurdish culture in the basalt-walled city of Divarbakr.

Buenos Aires City Guide (Episode #1124)

KQED World: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 2:00 AM

Sexy, passionate and sophisticated, Buenos Aires is one of South America's most alluring cities and the perfect place for Globe Trekker newcomer Judith Jones to find her feet...or should we say Tango heels!

Turkey (Episode #1119)

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Adela Ucar encounters whirling dervishes and tranquil tea gardens in Konya, treks along the Lycian Way, relaxes on the sun-kissed beaches of Myra, visits the Sabanci Mosque and samples exquisite cuisine in Adana, explores the bustling bazaars and cafe culture of Gaziantep and experiences Kurdish culture in the basalt-walled city of Divarbakr.

Buenos Aires City Guide (Episode #1124)

KQED World: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

Sexy, passionate and sophisticated, Buenos Aires is one of South America's most alluring cities and the perfect place for Globe Trekker newcomer Judith Jones to find her feet...or should we say Tango heels!

Madrid City Guide (Episode #1123)

KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Adela visits exciting Madrid, taking in the artwork at the Prado, "El Rastro," the city's famous flea market, Spanish Civil War landmarks and samples the fabulous cuisine. She also takes excursions to nearby El Escorial, the Roman aqueducts of Segovia and the charming hillside town of Toledo.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
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