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Travelscope Previous Broadcasts

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

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 10:00 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: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 10:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 10:00 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: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 10:00 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: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Zambia Bush Adventure (Episode #212H)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

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

Swiss Roots (Episode #404H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Joseph joins his producer and wife, Julie, on her search for her Swiss roots in and around Lucerne, Switzerland. Their hunt takes Travelscope atop Mount Pilatus where they scale the local peaks, try their hand at cheese making and then travel across Lake Lucerne to historic alp horn and handoergeli (Swiss accordion) shops in the village of Schwyz. In Ebikon and Koelliken Julie takes a walk in her grandparents' footsteps and shares a glass of local wine and a pot of fondue with her long-lost and newly-met Swiss relatives.

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

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 10:00 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.

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  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 10:00 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: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Fiji - Island Hopping (Episode #301H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 10:00 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: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Zambia River Adventure (Episode #213H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 10:00 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: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Zambia Bush Adventure (Episode #212H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 10:00 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Thailand - Islands and Festivals (Episode #211H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 10:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 10:00 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.

New Brunswick (Episode #209H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 10:00 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: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

South Africa (Episode #208H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 10:00 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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Valencia, Spain (Episode #207H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 10:00 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: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Ottawa, Canada (Episode #206H)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 10:00 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: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Taiwan - The Natural Side (Episode #205H)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 10:00 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.

Taiwan - City and Culture (Episode #204H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 10:00 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: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Naturally Los Angeles (Episode #203H)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 10:00 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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Germany's Holiday Markets (Episode #202H)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 10:00 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: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 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.

Tasmania, Australia (Episode #403H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Joseph continues his Aussie adventure in Australia's island state -- Tasmania. From the capital of Hobart and its harbor, markets and elegant neighborhoods he heads out across the state and traces Tasmania's convict origins in the prisons of Port Arthur, hikes Cradle Mountain National Park, rides out the ups and downs of a fast paced eco-cruise along Tasman National Park's spectacular coastline and meets the devil -- the Tasmanian Devil, that is. Along the way he samples the best of the local food and wine and gets to know Tasmania's colorful and multi-cultural inhabitants.

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

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 10:00 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: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Brittany, France (Episode #113)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 10:00 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: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Santa Ynez Valley, California (Episode #105)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

There's more to California's wine country than Napa and Sonoma. Joseph moves south and "Sideways" to Santa Barbara's Santa Ynez Wine country - the location of the Academy Award nominated movie "Sideways" - for a full menu of romantic activities that include more than wine tasting.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Crossing The Swiss Alps (Episode #401H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 10:00 AM

From cosmopolitan Geneva to the UNESCO heritage Aletsch Glacier Joseph travels through Switzerland by bus, train and lake steamer. In Geneva Joseph explores a city that has remained in the forefront of innovation and change and visits Lake Geneva's fascinating lakeside villages such as the Olympic city of Lausanne. While in the sun-rich, car-free, 7,000-foot atmosphere of Bettmeralp Joseph enjoys a typical Swiss experience that is filled with glacier treks, colorful festivals, local cuisine, the beauty of the rural countryside and warm Alpine hospitality.

Custer Country, Montana (Episode #112)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 10:00 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, Jan 2, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 5:00 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.

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