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Travelscope Previous Broadcasts

Papua New Guinea - Cultural Encounters in an Ancient World (Episode #307H)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Joseph heads to Papua New Guinea's remote highlands for cultural encounters with the Huli Wigmen and then journeys to the Sepik River for a tropical rendezvous with the ancient people of its riverside villages.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Austria - Celebrating the Vine in Vienna and the Burgenland (Episode #306H)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Travelscope celebrates the historic and modern in Austria's capital, Vienna, and the Burgenland wine country. Along the wine trail Joseph grabs a healthy helping of Gemutlichkeit (the good life) in the capital's own vineyards and in the Buschenshanks and Heurigers (wine cafes) of the villages along Burgenland's Lake Neusiedl.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Istanbul - at the Crossroads of History (Episode #502)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

From its days as the capital of the Roman Empire in the 4th century to its selection as the European Capital of Culture in 2010, Istanbul has been a significant city and major crossroad between East and West for thousands of years. Its geopolitical location has created a vibrant metropolis rich with a wide range of cultural attractions. Joseph investigates the city's past and meets Istanbul's diversity head on in the bazaars, restaurants, churches, mosques and alleyways of Istanbul's many historic neighborhoods.

Austria - Celebrating the Vine in Vienna and the Burgenland (Episode #306H)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Travelscope celebrates the historic and modern in Austria's capital, Vienna, and the Burgenland wine country. Along the wine trail Joseph grabs a healthy helping of Gemutlichkeit (the good life) in the capital's own vineyards and in the Buschenshanks and Heurigers (wine cafes) of the villages along Burgenland's Lake Neusiedl.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful (Episode #305H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

In the New River Gorge Joseph paddles the gentle New River and then battles to stay afloat on the raging Gauley. Along the way he bikes up a mountain trail, rappels down the gorge's face and experiences West Virginia's coal mining past.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 30, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 29, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Chile - The Driest Place On Earth (Episode #304H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Joseph travels north to the driest place on the planet, Chile's Atacama Desert. He finds that the desert, though it appears dry and barren, is alive with varied wildlife and vibrant cultures. During his journey he encounters the friendly Atacameno Indians and witnesses spouting geysers, endless sand dunes and the area's breathtaking natural beauty.

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  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Chile - from Seaside to Mountaintop (Episode #303H)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Joseph starts his Chilean adventure in the country's capital, Santiago, and then heads into the Andes where he meets up with glacier-trekking ice climbers before descending into the Maipo Valley for wine touring and tasting and then taking in the nightlife and ocean breezes of the port city of Valparaiso.

Alberta, Canada - The Canadian Rockies (Episode #302H)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

From the streets of the quaint mountain village of Banff to the chateau and tea houses of Lake Louise and the lakes and rivers of Jasper National Park, Joseph introduces viewers to the amazing province that Albertans call home.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Fiji - Island Hopping (Episode #301H)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Travelscope goes island hopping. From the romantic private island of Matangi to the pristine waters of Jean-Michel Cousteau's resort, Joseph snorkels through amazing coral reefs and shares a kava ceremony with a local chief.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

St. Vincent & the Grenadines - Close to Home, but a World Away (Episode #501H)

KQED 9: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Thirty-two beautiful islands, off the beaten track, yet in your backyard, is what Joseph discovers on his St. Vincent & the Grenadines adventure. These stunning Caribbean isles offer a wide range of water activities from snorkeling and diving to swimming and sailing. Yet, the best adventures are the natural and cultural ones and Joseph experiences them from searching for the St. Vincent Parrot to swimming with endangered sea turtles and dancing to the drums of the Union Island Maroon Festival.

Fiji - Island Hopping (Episode #301H)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Travelscope goes island hopping. From the romantic private island of Matangi to the pristine waters of Jean-Michel Cousteau's resort, Joseph snorkels through amazing coral reefs and shares a kava ceremony with a local chief.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Zambia River Adventure (Episode #213H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Joseph "roughs it" in a swank safari camp on the shore of the great Zambezi river within ear shot of hippos and elephants and then heads south to stand on historic Livingstone Island at the edge of thundering Victoria Falls.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 23, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 22, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

South Africa (Episode #208H)

KQED Life: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Joseph heads out on safari at the Shamwari Wildlife Preserve then visits the town of Alicedale - where people power is thriving. Along the way he visits a Capetown area winery for some rest, relaxation and wine tasting.

Zambia Bush Adventure (Episode #212H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Joseph flies into the bush for astonishing wildlife and cultural encounters with the animals and people of Zambia's Luangwa Valley.

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  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Thailand - Islands and Festivals (Episode #211H)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Joseph continues his Thai journey by taking a break on the island paradise of Ko Samui before heading north to Chiang Mai for the annual Loy Krathong festival where fireworks and 5,000 floating paper lanterns are part of the celebration.

Thailand - Bangkok and the River Kwai (Episode #210H)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Joseph begins his Thailand adventure in its bustling capital, Bangkok, with visit to markets, palaces and temples and then heads out of town to camps on the River Kwai in order to walk through Hellfire Pass and ride the Death Railway.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

New Brunswick (Episode #209H)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Joseph travels along the Miramichi River Route in New Brunswick, Canada in search of spring salmon and fishing tales. At a rustic river lodge he samples local cuisine and in nearby Doaktown explores the Miramichi's fishing and lumber history.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

South Africa (Episode #208H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Joseph heads out on safari at the Shamwari Wildlife Preserve then visits the town of Alicedale - where people power is thriving. Along the way he visits a Capetown area winery for some rest, relaxation and wine tasting.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 16, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 15, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Valencia, Spain (Episode #207H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Travelscope goes to sunny Valencia to rub shoulders with the locals at their cafes, pubs and local markets. Joseph visits the city's textile and ceramic artisans and gets the inside story on Las Fallas - Valencia's yearly fiery celebration.

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  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Ottawa, Canada (Episode #206H)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Travelscope celebrates Canada and the Canadians in the nation's capital. Joseph canoes beneath Parliament Hill, survives the War Museum and samples the cuisine at Cordon Bleu - the world's most prestigious culinary training ground.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 12, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Taiwan - The Natural Side (Episode #205H)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Joseph continues his Taiwan discoveries when he explores the country's natural pleasures in its national parks and beautiful Taroko Gorge - Taiwan's own "Grand" canyon.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Taiwan - City and Culture (Episode #204H)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Travelscope searches for the heart and soul of Taiwan among the attractions of its capital, Taipei, and through his experiences with the country's remaining ethnic minority people.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Naturally Los Angeles (Episode #203H)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

While most visitors head for Hollywood or Rodeo Drive, Joseph introduces viewers to some of Los Angeles' little-known treasures from hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains and wine tasting in Malibu to the Venice Beach drum circle - a weekly celebration of the city's diversity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 9, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 8, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Ontario, Canada's Far North (Episode #111)

KQED Life: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 2:30 PM

Located on the Moose River on the southern tip of James Bay the island of Moose Factory is 1000 miles north of Toronto and a world apart. In this relative isolation the MoCreeBec and Moose Cree struggle to keep their cultures alive. Joseph heads to Ontario's Far North for an adventure with Canada's First Nations people.

Germany's Holiday Markets (Episode #202H)

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Travelscope celebrates the season with Joseph's explorations through Northern Germany's Christmas markets where there's more than baubles and trinkets to the joy of Christmas.

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  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage (Episode #201H)

KQED Life: Thu, Oct 4, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Cruising with the PTV at Sea group on the luxurious Regent Seven Seas Mariner, Joseph travels through Alaska's Inside Passage with stops in Prince Rupert, BC, Juneau, Skagway and Sitka, Alaska for scenic and cultural experiences.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 5, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 4, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Brittany, France (Episode #113)

KQED Life: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Elves and dragons, maids and knights - hiking and biking, oysters and crepes - these are some of the surprises and pleasures Travelscope discovers in Brittany, France - the Celtic land of myths and legends.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 4, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Custer Country, Montana (Episode #112)

KQED Life: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Joseph heads to Southeast Montana to Custer Country for an historic encounter with a legend and a close encounter with the locals during the annual reenactments of Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Ontario, Canada's Far North (Episode #111)

KQED Life: Mon, Oct 1, 2012 -- 10:30 AM

Located on the Moose River on the southern tip of James Bay the island of Moose Factory is 1000 miles north of Toronto and a world apart. In this relative isolation the MoCreeBec and Moose Cree struggle to keep their cultures alive. Joseph heads to Ontario's Far North for an adventure with Canada's First Nations people.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 2, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 1, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
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