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In TRAVELSCOPE, award-winning travel journalist Joseph Rosendo explores the world's treasures - from stateside destinations in Montana's Glacier National Park and California's wine country to exotic locales in Europe, the Philippines and Malaysia. During his journeys, Rosendo provides cultural insights and useful information for making viewers' travel dreams a reality, while also encouraging conscientious travel, believing it has the power to connect disparate cultures.
Winter and Summer in Newfoundland #106
Joseph travels to Canada's easternmost province in winter and summer in search of cultural, scenic, and wildlife adventures.
- KET2 Wednesday, August 20 at 5:30 pm EDT
Churchill's Beluga Whales and Polar Bears #107
Joseph journeys to Churchill, Canada to experience two annual influxes of big white animals: the summer spectacle of thousands of beluga whales frolicking in the Churchill River and the wintertime migration of polar bears to the shores of Hudson Bay.
- KET2 Wednesday, August 27 at 5:30 pm EDT
The Colors of Malaysia #108
Joseph takes part in a national festival spotlighting the different states and peoples of Malaysia through music, song, dance, and costumes.
- KET2 Wednesday, September 3 at 5:30 pm EDT
The Islands of Malaysia #109
Joseph continues his "Colors of Malaysia" adventure with a trip to the islands of Penang and Langkawi.
- KET2 Wednesday, September 10 at 5:30 pm EDT
Desert Birds, Bats, and Wildflowers #110
California wildflowers and Arizona's Birding and Nature Festival.
- KET2 Wednesday, September 17 at 5:30 pm EDT
Ontario, Canada's Far North #111
An adventure among Canada's First Nations people.
- KET2 Wednesday, September 24 at 5:30 pm EDT
Custer Country, Montana #112
In southeastern Montana, Joseph encounters a legend during the annual reenactment of Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
- KET2 Wednesday, October 1 at 5:30 pm EDT
Brittany, France #113
The surprises and pleasures of Brittany include elves and dragons, maids and knights, hiking and biking, and oysters and crêpes.
- KET2 Wednesday, October 8 at 5:30 pm EDT
Fiji—Island Hopping #301
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.
- KET2 Wednesday, October 15 at 5:30 pm EDT
Alberta, Canada—The Canadian Rockies #302
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.
- KET2 Wednesday, October 22 at 5:30 pm EDT
Chile—From Seaside to Mountaintop #303
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.
- KET2 Wednesday, October 29 at 5:30 pm EST
Chile—The Driest Place on Earth #304
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 Atacameño Indians and witnesses spouting geysers, endless sand dunes, and the area's breathtaking natural beauty.
- KET2 Wednesday, November 5 at 5:30 pm EST
West Virginia—Wild and Wonderful #305
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.
- KET2 Wednesday, November 12 at 5:30 pm EST
Austria - Celebrating the Vine in Vienna and the Burgenland #306
Celebrate the historic and modern in Austria's capital, Vienna, and the Burgenland wine country. Joseph grabs a healthy helping of Gemütlichkeit (the good life) in the capital's own vineyards and in the Buschenshanks and Heurigers (wine cafés) of the villages along Burgenland's Lake Neusiedl.
- KET2 Wednesday, November 19 at 5:30 pm EST
Papua New Guinea - Cultural Encounters in an Ancient World #307
Joseph heads to Papua New Guinea's remote highlands for cultural encounters with the Huli Wigmen. Then, he journeys to the Sepik River for a tropical rendezvous with the ancient people of its riverside villages.
- KET2 Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 5:30 pm EST
Italy - Friuli Venezia Giulia - Italy's Hidden Region #308
Joseph embarks into the little known region of Friuli Venezia Giulia on the Slovenian border. He straps on his helmet before hoping a Vespa for a two-wheeled tour through the region's wine country.
- KET2 Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 5:30 pm EST
Guatemala—The Maya of the Western Highlands #309
Joseph visits the ancient Spanish colonial capital of Antigua before heading into Guatemala's Mayan highland villages for bargaining in the local markets, a leisurely visit to a coffee plantation, and a weaving lesson on a traditional back-strap loom.
- KET2 Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 5:30 pm EST
Guatemala—Seeking the Past in Tikal and Yaxha #310
Joseph explores Guatemala's Mayan legacy at the temples of Tikal and Yaxha and discovers the wonders that wait at the El Quetzal Biotope Nature Reserve.
- KET2 Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 5:30 pm EST
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