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Web site: http://www.travelscope.net

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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.

TV Schedule

Closed Captioned Germany's Holiday Markets #202 [TV-G]
Joseph explores northern Germany's Christmas markets, where there's more to the joy of the holiday season than baubles and trinkets.

  • KET2 Wednesday, December 24 at 5:30 pm EST

Guatemala—The Maya of the Western Highlands #309 [TV-G]
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 31 at 5:30 pm EST

Guatemala—Seeking the Past in Tikal and Yaxha #310 [TV-G]
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, January 7 at 5:30 pm EST

Williamsburg, Virginia - America's Historic Triangle #311 [TV-G]
Traces America's birth in Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, and Yorktown, Va. Also, Joseph kayaks the Chickahominy River, sails on a four-masted schooner, and partakes of the area's family fun.

  • KET2 Wednesday, January 14 at 5:30 pm EST

Madhya Pradesh, India—The Heart of India #312 [TV-G]
Joseph begins his adventure in India's capital, Delhi, and then makes a pilgrimage to the ancient Hindu and Jain temples of Khajuraho.

  • KET2 Wednesday, January 21 at 5:30 pm EST

Madhya Pradesh, India—India's Rural Heart #313 [TV-G]
Joseph continues his passage through the heart of India with an expedition to Bandhavgarh National Park's tiger reserve. He then visits the princely town of Maheshwar, where he celebrates sunrise and witnesses morning rituals along the holy Narmada River. In the city of Indore, he joins the crowds for the Diwali Festival - a celebration of good over evil and the glory of light.

  • KET2 Wednesday, January 28 at 5:30 pm EST

St. Vincent & the Grenadines - Close to Home, but a World Away #501 [TV-G]
The stunning Caribbean isles offer a wide range of water activities from snorkeling and diving to swimming and sailing. Yet, the best adventures are the natural and cultural ones and Joseph experiences them from searching for the St. Vincent Parrot to swimming with endangered sea turtles and dancing to the drums of the Union Island Maroon Festival.

  • KET2 Wednesday, February 4 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Istanbul - at the Crossroads of History #502 [TV-G]
Joseph investigates the city's past and meets Istanbul's diversity head on in the bazaars, restaurants, churches, mosques, and alleyways of Istanbul's many historic neighborhoods.

  • KET2 Wednesday, February 11 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Switzerland - Celebrating St. Moritz #503 [TV-G]
Joseph travels to St. Moritz in the Engadine Region of Switzerland to discover the Romansch soul beneath the five-star hotels, the sparkle of high-end shops and the Rolls-Royce fashions. Along the way he gets above the St. Moritz's surface attractions by trekking into the Rhaetian Alps above 6,000 feet where there's mountain peaks, alpine meadows, and "everyone is a friend."

  • KET2 Wednesday, February 18 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Flathead Valley, Montana #102 [TV-G]
Flathead Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi. The Flathead Valley also offers rivers and streams, Glacier National Park, and a wealth of other activities and scenic attractions.

  • KET2 Friday, February 20 at 11:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Switzerland - Scaling The Jungfrau Region #504 [TV-G]
Constantly shadowed by the towering heights of the Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau peaks, Joseph partakes of Swiss mountain culture at local street fairs and festivals. He gets to take part in a cheese-making demonstration and runs with the goats through the streets of Wengen, a car-free mountain town. He hikes to the Gleckstein, a mountain hut for climbers, and literally tops off his adventure with a train journey to the highest train station in Europe, the Jungfraujoch.

  • KET2 Wednesday, February 25 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Guatemala's Semana Santa - Easter Week #505 [TV-G]
Throughout Guatemala, Easter Week (Semana Santa) is celebrated as the most significant and festive season. Joseph travels to Guatemala City, Antiqua, and Lago de Atitlan and discovers that while the observance is rich in Roman Catholic ceremony and tradition, at the same time it leaves room for the popular devotion and beliefs of the indigenous Mayan culture.

  • KET2 Wednesday, March 4 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Ireland - The West Is Best #506 [TV-G]
Joseph starts his Ireland adventure in the town of Shannon and then heads southwest to the Dingle Peninsula. Then he heads to the Puck Festival in Killorglin on the Ring of Kerry for some Irish merrymaking. Joseph also learns about the Irish emigration to America and hears the story of the Blasket Islanders.

  • KET2 Wednesday, March 11 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Taiwan - The Culture of Tea #507 [TV-G]
The mystery and majesty of tea is explored when Joseph spotlights the culture of this royal beverage on Taiwan. During this adventure he travels to Lujang to join in the creation of traditional tea snacks, visits an Assam tea farm in Nantou, participates in a formal tea ceremony in Tainan, and tops it all off with a visit to the annual Lantern Festival in Chiayi.

  • KET2 Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Taiwan - Forgotten People #508 [TV-G]
Joseph travels to Green Island to enjoy its natural pleasures such as one of the world's only ocean hot baths and rides on a moped through the island's dramatic volcanic landscape. On Orchid Island he has cultural encounters with the Tao people sampling their special foods.

  • KET2 Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned Greece - Cruising The Isles #509 [TV-G]
There's plenty of ancient history and beautiful scenic bays to explore on this island cruise, but the real life of the voyage is the opportunity to discover the heart and soul of the Greek isles and people.

  • KET2 Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 5:30 pm EST

Closed Captioned San Antonio, Texas - More Than The Alamo #510 [TV-G]
Joseph explores the Alamo, Riverwalk, fine dining, music, art, and San Antonio's diverse cultures.

  • KET2 Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Port Aransas, Texas - Fun on the Texas' Coa #511 [TV-G]
Joseph enjoys a cooling and relaxing stay among the gentle gulf breezes of the South Texas Coast.

  • KET2 Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Rwanda - Among The Gorillas #512 [TV-G]
Joseph follows in the footsteps of Dian Fossey when he treks into the mountain forest of the Parc National des Volcans. Within sight of the five Virunga Range volcanoes, he travels in search of Rwanda's endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkeys.

  • KET2 Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 5:30 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Rwanda - In Search of Chimpanzees #513 [TV-G]
Joseph continues his Rwanda adventure and turns his attention to the region's other primate populations. Chimpanzee, Olive Baboons, and Black and White Colobus Monkeys are just a few of the thirteen primate species that populate the Nyungwe National Park.

  • KET2 Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 5:30 pm EDT
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