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Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

Season 11 of Emmy award-winning Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope covers the globe from North America to Africa to Asia. Join host Joseph Rosendo as he hikes Taiwan’s Taroko Gorge, partakes in local festivals, goes lobstering with a family in Maine, navigates Ontario, Canada’s world heritage Rideau Canal, explores Bangkok and the River Kwai and heads out on a Zambia river and bush safari.

Mekong River Adventure, Pt. 1

26m 46s

During Part 1 of Joseph’s Mekong River voyage through Cambodia and Vietnam, he travels from the temple mountains of Angkor to the river towns and villages of the Mekong river valley. Along the way, he explores the country’s history and spiritual roots in its ancient Buddhist pagodas and monasteries and celebrates the Cambodian people’s creativity and resilience.

Episodes

  • Zambia - Bush & River Safari

    S11 E1106 - 26m 46s

    We join Joseph on village visits, jeep excursions as well as on a walking safari in Zambia. Head south along the great Zambezi River where Joseph canoes through “Hippo City”, visits with a pride of lions, and journeys to Victoria Falls. In one of the world’s great wonders, he swims in the “Devil’s Pool” and leans out into the 300-foot abyss.

  • Cruising Canada: Ottawa and the Rideau Canal

    S11 E1105 - 26m 46s

    Joseph begins his Rideau Canal journey in Ottawa where he explores the capital’s diverse neighborhoods, historic landmarks, farmer’s markets and hip restaurants. He grinds flour in an ancient mill, samples “butter tarts” with the Gingerbread Man, blows glass “witch balls” and helps First Nations craftspeople build a birch bark canoe.

  • Thailand – Bangkok and Beyond: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Thailand – Bangkok and Beyond

    S11 E1104 - 26m 46s

    Joseph’s Thai adventures expand the mind and touch the heart. Thailand is rich in cultural connections and Joseph experiences them in Bangkok, but also along the River Kwai where the beauty of the river belies the horrors that occurred there during the Second World War. Joseph’s Thai journey is an emotional roller coaster that spans the range from joyous celebration to meditative contemplation.

  • Maine – Town & Country: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Maine – Town & Country

    S11 E1103 - 26m 46s

    Join Joseph on an adventure that uncovers Maine’s Town and Country pleasures while focusing on its greatest resource, its people. Joseph explores the historic sites and fine restaurants of Portland and goes off-the-beaten-track in the fishing villages of the beautiful Blue Hill Peninsula. On his travels, Joseph samples the citified and rural pleasures of the country’s most forested state.

  • Taiwan – Mountain Beauty, Villages & Culture – Part 2: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Taiwan – Mountain Beauty, Villages & Culture – Part 2

    S11 E1102 - 26m 46s

    Joseph continues his explorations of Taiwan’s small, cultural mountain villages. In their historic “Old Streets,” he explores artisan shops, local restaurants and colorful temples for a hearty taste of Taiwanese culture. He tries his hand at indigo cloth dying with the Hakka people, witnesses traditional Tayan weaving and participates in the Pasta'ay Festival of the indigenous Saisiyat Tribe.

  • Taiwan – Mountain Beauty, Villages & Cultures – Part 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Taiwan – Mountain Beauty, Villages & Cultures – Part 1

    S11 E1101 - 26m 46s

    Joseph hikes through the marble gorge, across dramatic suspension bridges, to stunning waterfalls and up mountain slopes where Taiwan’s native beauty is spread out before him. His journey continues in one of Taiwan’s 200 “Leisure Farms,” which offer locals and visitors rural settings, traditional folk activities, creative cuisines and “Do It Yourself” arts and crafts.

Schedule

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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Myanmar Irrawaddy River Adventure

    Saturday
    May 21

    30 Minutes

    An Irrawaddy River adventure through Myanmar features golden pagodas, colorful markets and working villages.
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    Easter Island -- Mysteries & Myths

    Tuesday
    May 24

    30 Minutes

    Origins of Chile's Rapa Nui culture, its enormous carved stone moai and the cause of the people's ecological and natural disasters.
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    Hong Kong -- Asia's World City

    Wednesday
    May 25

    30 Minutes

    Luxury hotels, designer shops, local neighborhoods and markets of multi-cultural Hong Kong, China.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Riding the Range in Southern Alberta, Canada

    Thursday
    May 26

    30 Minutes

    Sacred and historic sites of the Blackfoot First Nations people include Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park, Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park and Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump; Lucasia Ranch in Alberta.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Southern Ethiopia -- Tribal Lands and Primeval People

    Friday
    May 27

    30 Minutes

    The towns, markets and tribal camps of the Konso, Hamer and Mursi people in the Lower Omo Valley of Ethiopia.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Christmas Celebrations Around the Globe

    Saturday
    May 28

    30 Minutes

    Holiday boat parade in Venice, Calif.; River Walk and holiday tamale-making in San Antonio; Christmas markets and the old St. Nick Village in Switzerland; the midnight Serenada for the Virgin of Guadalupe at the San Fernando Cathedral.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Easter Island -- Mysteries & Myths

    Sunday
    May 29

    30 Minutes

    Origins of Chile's Rapa Nui culture, its enormous carved stone moai and the cause of the people's ecological and natural disasters.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Hong Kong -- Asia's World City

    Sunday
    May 29

    30 Minutes

    Luxury hotels, designer shops, local neighborhoods and markets of multi-cultural Hong Kong, China.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Northern Ethiopia -- Ancient History and Spiritual Present

    Monday
    May 30

    30 Minutes

    The monasteries of Lake Tana, Ethiopia; the castles of King Fasiledes in Gondar; the stela of Axum; rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Land Without Limits -- The Cariboo -Chilcotin-Coast Region of British Columbia, Canada

    Tuesday
    May 31

    30 Minutes

    Smoking salmon with the First Nations Nuxalk people; fishing for prawns; hiking through wilderness to Canada's third-highest waterfall; gold rush town of Barkerville, B.C.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Sechseläuten -- Switzerland's Spring Festival

    Wednesday
    Jun 1

    30 Minutes

    A spring celebration in Zurich, Switzerland, includes a parade and the burning of a snowman.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Dreamin' California's Coast -- Malibu to Big Sur

    Thursday
    Jun 2

    30 Minutes

    The California Luxury Tour includes wine tasting in Malibu, Santa Barbara's famous mission, horseback riding on the Pismo dunes and Sycamore Hot Springs; Hearst Castle in San Simeon; Point Dume State Beach.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Celebrating in the Heart of Mexico

    Friday
    Jun 3

    30 Minutes

    The annual Fiesta de San Miguel; Instituto Allende; Mayan Baths; El Jardin, the main plaza of San Miguel de Allende; chef Felipe of the Casa de Sierra Nevada.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Sunday
    Jun 5

    30 Minutes

    This Emmy Award-winning series continues to excite viewers with adventures around the globe, from North America to Africa to Asia. Host Joseph Rosendo embarks on everything from town and country experiences in Portland, Maine, to a cruise down the Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Canada. Other segments feature the Taroko Gorge in Taiwan, Bangkok and the River Kwai in Thailand, and the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Sunday
    Jun 5

    30 Minutes

    This Emmy Award-winning series continues to excite viewers with adventures around the globe, from North America to Africa to Asia. Host Joseph Rosendo embarks on everything from town and country experiences in Portland, Maine, to a cruise down the Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Canada. Other segments feature the Taroko Gorge in Taiwan, Bangkok and the River Kwai in Thailand, and the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia.
  • Image
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Sunday
    Jun 5

    30 Minutes

    This Emmy Award-winning series continues to excite viewers with adventures around the globe, from North America to Africa to Asia. Host Joseph Rosendo embarks on everything from town and country experiences in Portland, Maine, to a cruise down the Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Canada. Other segments feature the Taroko Gorge in Taiwan, Bangkok and the River Kwai in Thailand, and the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia.
  • Image
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope: TVSS: Banner-L1

    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Sunday
    Jun 5

    30 Minutes

    This Emmy Award-winning series continues to excite viewers with adventures around the globe, from North America to Africa to Asia. Host Joseph Rosendo embarks on everything from town and country experiences in Portland, Maine, to a cruise down the Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Canada. Other segments feature the Taroko Gorge in Taiwan, Bangkok and the River Kwai in Thailand, and the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia.

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