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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.

Alaska – America’s Last Frontier

26m 46s

Alaska’s Inside Passage to the land and the people of America’s Last Frontier through Canadian waters to Prince Rupert, BC and on through Alaska’s inside passage to Juneau, Skagway and Sitka. Along the way the ship stops in Tracy Arm Fjord to catch nature’s show headlined by Bald Eagles and Gray, Orca and Humpback whales.

Episodes

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    Alaska – America’s Last Frontier

    S12 E1208 - 26m 46s

    Alaska’s Inside Passage to the land and the people of America’s Last Frontier through Canadian waters to Prince Rupert, BC and on through Alaska’s inside passage to Juneau, Skagway and Sitka. Along the way the ship stops in Tracy Arm Fjord to catch nature’s show headlined by Bald Eagles and Gray, Orca and Humpback whales.

  • France – Cruising on the Lot: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    France – Cruising on the Lot

    S12 E1207 - 26m 46s

    Joseph and his crew navigate under the craggy cliffs and dramatic escarpments of Southwest France by boat on the Lot River through ancient locks and the region’s magical villages. Among the many treasures the episode features are Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, classified as one of the “Most Beautiful Villages of France”, the Château de Mercuès, the region’s capital, Cahors.

  • South Padre Island, TX: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    South Padre Island, TX

    S12 E1206 - 26m 46s

    Join Joseph for the many pleasures of the longest barrier island on the South Texas Coast. From fishing to bird watching and horseback riding, from building sand castles to kayaking the lagoon and hitting the surf, and the only Sea Turtle rescue set in the United States, South Padre Island Sea Turtle, Inc.

  • South Africa – Into the Wild!: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    South Africa – Into the Wild!

    S12 E1205 - 26m 46s

    Joseph’s South African journey begins in Capetown. At the Cape of Good Hope Joseph encounters ostriches and a colony of three thousand African Penguins. The climax of the episode is Joseph’s safari at Shamwari Game Reserve, a 61,000 acre preserve where he learns that sustainable tourism, attracted by the game reserve, has given the people new hope.

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    The Best of Taiwan

    S12 E1204 - 26m 46s

    Why Taiwan? With close to 1,000 miles of coastline to stroll, 286 mountain peaks over 9,000 feet to climb, 10 islands to explore, countless festivals to celebrate and 14 aboriginal groups to meet, Taiwan is a wondrous land with an abundance of surprising things to do, see and experience.

  • Ireland – Following the Way of St. Patrick – Part 2: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ireland – Following the Way of St. Patrick – Part 2

    S12 E1203 - 26m 46s

    From Slemish Mountain where Patrick served as a slave to Strangford Lough where he returned to Ireland to convert the populace to Christianity, we find that St. Patrick’s Day in Downpatrick is filled to the brim with the saint’s observance. In typical Irish fashion it’s also a time for mighty craic – a great time!

  • Ireland – Following the Way of St. Patrick – Part 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ireland – Following the Way of St. Patrick – Part 1

    S12 E1202 - 26m 46s

    Joseph follows in the footsteps of St. Patrick, Ireland’s Patron Saint, when he wanders by foot and travels by car along the Way and Trail of St. Patrick in Northern Ireland with its fifth century Celts at Navin Centre & Fort and other sacred and mythical sites, washing his face in St. Patrick’s Well and sitting in the saint’s Chair.

  • Halloween in Ireland’s Ancient East: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Halloween in Ireland’s Ancient East

    S12 E1201 - 26m 46s

    Joseph celebrates Halloween in Ireland’s Ancient East, an area rich in history, myths and legends, and views this beautiful part of the island through the prism of two festivals. The Puca Festival is an ancient observance reborn and the Wexford Festival Opera illustrates Irish’s devotion to community. Sample a taste of the island in castles, country homes, markets, pubs and restaurants.

Schedule

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    Cruising the Mediterranean

    Thursday
    May 23

    30 Minutes

    A Mediterranean cruise aboard the Regent Seven Seas Mariner includes Venice, Sicily and Tuscany, Italy, Croatia, and Malta.
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    Christmas in Switzerland

    Friday
    May 24

    30 Minutes

    Christmas in Switzerland includes a Christmas ornamental artist; Swiss culinary specialties; old St. Nick's village; the Schmutzli, the companion of Father Christmas.
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    Passage Through Chile's Tierra del Fuego Around Cape Horn

    Monday
    May 27

    30 Minutes

    An expedition passenger ship circumnavigates the tip of South America, which includes a stop on Isla del Horno and at the memorial for ancient mariners who attempted to make the Cape Horn passage.
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    The Many Faces of Los Cabos, Mexico

    Tuesday
    May 28

    30 Minutes

    Excursions in Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo include whale watching, hiking through the desert and swimming with dolphins; exploring the outback of the Baja Peninsula.
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    Hong Kong -- A City of Festivals

    Wednesday
    May 29

    30 Minutes

    Dragon Boat Festival in Hong Kong; traditional rice dumpling; fish ball making on Cheung Chau; climbing through a UNESCO reserve; 15th anniversary of the British handover of Hong Kong to China.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Nicaragua -- Culturally Rich and Naturally Beautiful

    Thursday
    May 30

    30 Minutes

    Nicaragua boasts natural beauty; Grenada; Nicaragua's capital city of Masaya; Rio San Juan; Rio Maíz National Park.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Berlin and Western Poland -- Over the Borderline

    Friday
    May 31

    30 Minutes

    A Trabi car tour in Berlin includes a pause at Checkpoint Charlie; the Wall Memorial at the East Side Gallery; river boating in Wroclaw, Poland; ride in a steam locomotive; ceramic making in Boleslawiec, Poland.
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    Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

    Monday
    Jun 3

    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

    Tuesday
    Jun 4

    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

    Wednesday
    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

    Thursday
    Jun 6

    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

    Friday
    Jun 7

    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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