Travelscope

Travelscope

2005 - 2011, Travel
Joseph Rosendo explores.

Episode Guide

  • Travelscope - Rwanda -- In Search of Chimpanzees (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Rwanda -- In Search of Chimpanzees

    Thirteen primate species, more than 140 orchid species and 275 bird species populate the Nyungwe National Park in Rwanda.

  • Travelscope - Rwanda -- Among the Gorillas (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Rwanda -- Among the Gorillas

    Trekking the mountain forest of the Parc National des Volcans in search of Rwanda's endangered mountain gorillas and golden monkeys.

  • Travelscope - Port Aransas, Texas -- Fun on the Texas' Coast (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Port Aransas, Texas -- Fun on the Texas' Coast

    Cruising the South Texas Coast on a University of Texas research vessel.

  • Travelscope - San Antonio, Texas -- More Than the Alamo (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    San Antonio, Texas -- More Than the Alamo

    Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in San Antonio.

  • Travelscope - Greece -- Cruising the Isles (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Greece -- Cruising the Isles

    Exploring the Greek Isles.

  • Travelscope - Taiwan -- Forgotten People (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Taiwan -- Forgotten People

    Ocean hot baths in Green Island; Orchid Island's Tao people.

  • Travelscope - Taiwan -- The Culture of Tea (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Taiwan -- The Culture of Tea

    Traditional tea snacks; Assam tea farm; Lantern Festival.

  • Travelscope - Ireland -- the West Is Best (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Ireland -- the West Is Best

    Dingle Peninsula; Puck Fair in Killorglin on the Ring of Kerry; Blasket Islanders.

  • Travelscope - Guatemala's Semana Santa -- Easter Week (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Guatemala's Semana Santa -- Easter Week

    Guatemala City, Antigua and Lago de Atitlán in Guatemala; communal creation of alfombras during religious processions.

  • Travelscope - Switzerland -- Scaling the Jungfrau Region (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Switzerland -- Scaling the Jungfrau Region

    Grindelwald Valley's Jungfrau region in Switzerland; Swiss mountain culture; cheese-making demonstration; Gleckstein, a mountain hut for climbers.

  • Travelscope - Switzerland -- Celebrating St. Moritz (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Switzerland -- Celebrating St. Moritz

    St. Moritz in the Engadine region of Switzerland; trekking into the Rhaetian Alps.

  • Travelscope - Istanbul -- At the Crossroads of History (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Istanbul -- At the Crossroads of History

    The history of Istanbul, Turkey, and its neighborhoods.

  • Travelscope - St. Vincent & the Grenadines -- Close to Home, but a World Away (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    St. Vincent & the Grenadines -- Close to Home, but a World Away

    Caribbean isles offer a wide range of water activities; searching for the St. Vincent parrot; swimming with endangered sea turtles; Union Island Maroon Festival.

  • Travelscope - Mozambique, Africa (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Mozambique, Africa

    Indigo Bay Island Resort and Spa on Bazaruto Island; Azura Resort on Benguerra Island; Bazaruto Marine National Park.

  • Travelscope - South Africa -- On Safari! (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    South Africa -- On Safari!

    Lion Sands Private Game Reserve; Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre; safari through African bush.

  • Travelscope - Cappadocia, Turkey (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Cappadocia, Turkey

    A hot-air balloon ride over Cappadocia, Turkey, including the Goreme Valley.

  • Travelscope - Gathering in Scotland (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Gathering in Scotland

    Scottish clans come together at The Gathering in Edinburgh; Glasgow; whiskey distillery; the Duke of Argyle at Inverary Castle.

  • Travelscope - Fredericksburg, Texas (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Fredericksburg, Texas

    Fredericksburg, Texas, offers historic attractions and a deep-rooted German heritage; Enchanted Rock; Texas roots music.

  • Travelscope - Thailand -- From Golden Triangle to White Sands (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Thailand -- From Golden Triangle to White Sands

    Krabi Peninsula; Golden Triangle; coffee, tea and macadamia nut plantation; elephant camp.

  • Travelscope - Thailand -- Rediscovering Bangkok (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Thailand -- Rediscovering Bangkok

    Backroads and waterways of old and new Bangkok, Thailand; the ancient art of crafting a monk's alms bowl; roasting Thai coffee.

  • Travelscope - Germany's Winter Carnival (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Germany's Winter Carnival

    The history of the Fasnacht Carnvial in Germany.

  • Travelscope - New Brunswick's Acadian Festival (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    New Brunswick's Acadian Festival

    New Brunswick is Canada's only bilingual province; Caraquet Acadian Festival; Acadian Peninsula.

  • Travelscope - Swiss Roots (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Swiss Roots

    Stops in and around Lucerne, Switzerland, include Mount Pilatus and the shops in the village of Schwyz; making cheese.

  • Travelscope - Tasmania, Australia (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Tasmania, Australia

    Prisons in Port Arthur in Tasmania, Australia; hiking Cradle Mountain National Park; ecocruise; the Tasmanian devil.

  • Travelscope - Victoria, Australia (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Victoria, Australia

    Melbourne, Australia; the Shipwreck Coast; Grampians National Park; close encounters with kangaroos, koalas and emus.

  • Travelscope - Crossing the Swiss Alps (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Crossing the Swiss Alps

    Lake Geneva's lakeside villages including the Olympic city of Lausanne; Bettmeralp.

  • Travelscope - Madhya Pradesh, India -- India's Rural Heart (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Madhya Pradesh, India -- India's Rural Heart

    An expedition to Bandhavgarh National Park's tiger reserve; morning rituals along the holy Narmada River; the Diwali Festival.

  • Travelscope - Madhya Pradesh, India -- The Heart of India (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Madhya Pradesh, India -- The Heart of India

    India's capital, New Delhi; the ancient Hindu and Jain temples of Khajuraho.

  • Travelscope - Williamsburg, Virginia -- America's Historic Triangle (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Williamsburg, Virginia -- America's Historic Triangle

    Tracing America's birth in Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown, Va.; kayaking the Chickahominy River; sailing on a four-masted schooner.

  • Travelscope - Guatemala -- Seeking the Past in Tikai and Yaxha (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Guatemala -- Seeking the Past in Tikai and Yaxha

    Guatemala's Mayan legacy at the temples of Tikal and Yaxha; El Quetzal Biotope Nature Reserve.

  • Travelscope - Guatemala -- The Maya of the Western Highlands (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Guatemala -- The Maya of the Western Highlands

    Ancient Spanish colonial capital of Antigua; Guatemala's Mayan highland villages; coffee plantation; weaving lesson on a traditional back-strap loom.

  • Travelscope - Italy -- Friuli-Venezia Giulia -- Italy's Hidden Region (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Italy -- Friuli-Venezia Giulia -- Italy's Hidden Region

    Italy's region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia on the Slovenian border; tour through wine country.

  • Travelscope - Papua New Guinea -- Cultural Encounters in an Ancient World (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Papua New Guinea -- Cultural Encounters in an Ancient World

    Cultural encounters with the Huli Wigmen in Papua New Guinea's remote highlands; journey to the Sepik River.

  • Travelscope - Austria -- Celebrating the Vine in Vienna and the Burgenland (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Austria -- Celebrating the Vine in Vienna and the Burgenland

    Burgenland wine country in Vienna, Austria; the wine cafes of the villages along Burgenland's Lake Neusiedl.

  • Travelscope - West Virginia -- Wild and Wonderful (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    West Virginia -- Wild and Wonderful

    Paddling the New River Gorge; biking up a mountain trail; West Virginia's coal mining past.

  • Travelscope - Chile -- The Driest Place on Earth (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Chile -- The Driest Place on Earth

    Chile's Atacama Desert, the driest place on the planet, is alive with wildlife and culture.

  • Travelscope - Chile -- From Seaside to Mountaintop (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Chile -- From Seaside to Mountaintop

    Chilean capital of Santiago; glacier-trekking ice climbers; wine touring in the Maipo Valley; port city of Valparaíso.

  • Travelscope - Alberta, Canada -- The Canadian Rockies (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Alberta, Canada -- The Canadian Rockies

    Mountain village of Banff; chateau and tea houses of Lake Louise; Jasper National Park.

  • Travelscope - Fiji -- Island Hopping (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Fiji -- Island Hopping

    Touring islands, including the private island of Matangi and Jean-Michel Cousteau's resort.

  • Travelscope - Zambia River Adventure (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Zambia River Adventure

    A safari camp on the shore of the Zambezi River; historic Livingstone Island at the edge of Victoria Falls.

  • Travelscope - Zambia Bush Adventure (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Zambia Bush Adventure

    Wildlife and cultural encounters with the animals and people of Zambia's Luangwa Valley.

  • Travelscope - Thailand -- Islands and Festivals (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Thailand -- Islands and Festivals

    Ko Samui; Loy Krathong Festival in Chiang Moi includes fireworks and 5,000 floating paper lanterns.

  • Travelscope - Thailand -- Bangkok and the River Kwai (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Thailand -- Bangkok and the River Kwai

    Markets, palaces and temples of Bangkok; camps on the River Kwai; Hellfire Pass; Death Railway.

  • Travelscope - South Africa (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    South Africa

    Safari at the Shamwari Wildlife Preserve; town of Alicedale; a Capetown area winery.

  • Travelscope - New Brunswick (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    New Brunswick

    Searching for spring salmon along the Miramichi River Route in New Brunswick, Canada; Miramichi's fishing and lumber history.

  • Travelscope - Ottawa, Canada (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Ottawa, Canada

    Canada's capital, Ottawa; canoeing beneath Parliament Hill; War Museum; culinary training ground Cordon Bleu.

  • Travelscope - Valencia, Spain (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Valencia, Spain

    The cafes, pubs and local markets of Valencia, Spain; textile and ceramic artisans; Las Fallas.

  • Travelscope - Taiwan -- City and Culture (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Taiwan -- City and Culture

    Attractions of Taiwan's capital city, Taipei; Taiwan's ethnic minority people.

  • Travelscope - Taiwan -- The Natural Side (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Taiwan -- The Natural Side

    Taiwan's national parks; Taroko Gorge.

  • Travelscope - Naturally Los Angeles (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Naturally Los Angeles

    Hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains; wine tasting in Malibu; Venice Beach drum circle.

  • Travelscope - Germany's Holiday Markets (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Germany's Holiday Markets

    Northern Germany's Christmas markets.

  • Travelscope - Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage

    Cruising on the Seven Seas Mariner; Alaska's Inside Passage, with stops in Prince Rupert, B.C., Juneau, Skagway and Sitka.

  • Travelscope - The Acadian Festival and the Fundy Isles, New Brunswick, Canada (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    The Acadian Festival and the Fundy Isles, New Brunswick, Canada

    The French Acadian culture and the English Loyalist culture live in harmony on New Brunswick, Canada - Canada's only bilingual province.

  • Travelscope - Santa Ynez Valley, California (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Santa Ynez Valley, California

    A full menu of romantic activities in addition to wine tasting abound in Santa Barbara's Santa Ynez wine country.

  • Travelscope - Brittany, France (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Brittany, France

    Hiking and biking in Brittany, France; oysters and crepes.

  • Travelscope - Desert Birds, Bats and Wildflowers (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Desert Birds, Bats and Wildflowers

    California wildflowers; Birding and Nature Festival in Yuma, Ariz.

  • Travelscope - Ontario, Canada's Far North (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Ontario, Canada's Far North

    MoCreebec and Moose Cree struggle to keep their cultures alive on Moose Factory Island, Ontario.

  • Travelscope - Custer Country, Montana (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Custer Country, Montana

    Re-enactors annually recreate Custer's last stand at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in Custer County, Mont.

  • Travelscope - The Islands of Malaysia (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Islands of Malaysia

    The islands of Penang and Langkawi in Malaysia.

  • Travelscope - Churchill's Beluga Whales and Polar Bears (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Churchill's Beluga Whales and Polar Bears

    Thousands of beluga whales frolic in the Churchill River; polar bears migrate to the shores of Hudson Bay.

  • Travelscope - The Colors of Malaysia (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Colors of Malaysia

    The Colors of Malaysia Festival spotlights the different states and people of the region through music, song, dance and costumes.

  • Travelscope - Winter and Summer in Newfoundland (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Winter and Summer in Newfoundland

    Cultural, scenic and wildlife adventures in Canada's Eastern-most province.

  • Travelscope - In the Path of the Conquistadors (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    In the Path of the Conquistadors

    Loreto in Baja California, Mexico, is the first Spanish capital of the Californias and the Philippines.

  • Travelscope - New Brunswick: Fall and Winter (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    New Brunswick: Fall and Winter

    English speakers and Francophones thrive together in Canada's New Brunswick autumn and winter.

  • Travelscope - Flathead Valley, Montana (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Flathead Valley, Montana

    Glacier National Park; Flathead Lake may be the largest natural fresh-water lake west of the Mississippi.

  • Travelscope - Manzanillo, Mexico and the Costa Alegre (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Manzanillo, Mexico and the Costa Alegre

    The film "10" publicizes Mexico's Costa Alegre and Manzanillo; Colima has rain forests and active volcanoes.

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