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Travelscope Previous Broadcasts

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

KQED Life: Tue, Apr 30, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 29, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Madhya Pradesh, India - The Heart of India (Episode #312H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Joseph begins his adventure in India's capital, Delhi, and then makes a pilgrimage to the ancient Hindu and Jain temples of Khajuraho with their erotic life-affirming 1,000-year-old carvings. His journey of discovery draws him from rural villages to palace ruins.

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

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 26, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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

KQED Life: Thu, Apr 25, 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.

Fiji - Island Hopping (Episode #301H)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 24, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Zambia River Adventure (Episode #213H)

KQED Life: Tue, Apr 23, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Zambia Bush Adventure (Episode #212H)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 22, 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, Apr 23, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Thailand - Islands and Festivals (Episode #211H)

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 19, 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, Apr 20, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 19, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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

KQED Life: Thu, Apr 18, 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, Apr 17, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

South Africa (Episode #208H)

KQED Life: Tue, Apr 16, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Valencia, Spain (Episode #207H)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 15, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Guatemala - Seeking The Past In Tikal and Yaxha (Episode #310H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Joseph combines the legendary with the natural when he explores Guatemala's Mayan legacy at the temples of Tikal and Yaxha and then discovers the wonders that wait at the El Quetzal Biotope Nature Reserve.

Germany's Holiday Markets (Episode #202H)

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

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.

South Africa - On Safari! (Episode #412H)

KQED 9: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Joseph gets an elephant-sized helping of the African wild on safari at the Lion Sands Private Game Reserve adjacent to South Africa's famed Kruger National Park. Using the elegant Lion Sands accommodations as his home base he heads out in search of the Big Five and encounters lions, African elephants, Cape Buffalos and Black Rhinoceros. He rounds out his wildlife tour at Camp Jabulani when he literally rubs shoulders with two Cheetahs at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre then joins other camp guests atop a team of rescued elephants on safari through the African bush. As an important complement to the animal adventures, he visits the local villages and schools in order to understand more about the native culture and discover how they coexist with and benefit from tourism.

Ottawa, Canada (Episode #206H)

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 12, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 12, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Taiwan - The Natural Side (Episode #205H)

KQED Life: Thu, Apr 11, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 12, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Taiwan - City and Culture (Episode #204H)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 10, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

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

Naturally Los Angeles (Episode #203H)

KQED Life: Tue, Apr 9, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Apr 10, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 9, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Germany's Holiday Markets (Episode #202H)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 8, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 9, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 8, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Guatemala - The Maya of the Western Highlands (Episode #309H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Joseph visits the ancient Spanish colonial capital of Antigua before climbing volcanoes and heading into Guatemala's Mayan highland villages for hard bargaining in the local markets, a leisurely visit to a coffee plantation and a weaving lesson on a traditional back-strap loom.

Desert Birds, Bats and Wildflowers (Episode #110)

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 2:30 PM

Joseph discovers the desert's subtle attractions when Joseph travels from California Wildflowers to Yuma, Arizona's Birding and Nature Festival.

Cappadocia, Turkey (Episode #411H)

KQED 9: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Cappadocia, in Turkey's rural heart, is a natural wonder and a cultural treasure chest. It is where the East and West seem to have collided and "fairy chimneys" -- fantastic volcanic ash formations -- have risen from the land and tower over beautifully carved valleys. As part of his journey through the Cappadocia Region, Joseph floats in a hot air balloon above the homes and underground cities that are carved out of the limestone rock of the Goreme Valley. He visits holy mosques and ancient churches, delights in Cappadocia's slower, gentler lifestyle and meets the artisans of the region's traditional arts and crafts -- rug weaving, ceramics and water painting.

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

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 5, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 5, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Brittany, France (Episode #113)

KQED Life: Thu, Apr 4, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Apr 5, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Custer Country, Montana (Episode #112)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 3, 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: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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

KQED Life: Tue, Apr 2, 2013 -- 10:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 2, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Desert Birds, Bats and Wildflowers (Episode #110)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 1, 2013 -- 10:00 AM

Joseph discovers the desert's subtle attractions when Joseph travels from California Wildflowers to Yuma, Arizona's Birding and Nature Festival.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Apr 2, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Apr 1, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
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