Why did the famous French architect Eugene Viollet-le-Duc only work on one residence: the historic Roquetaillade Castle? Why is there a monolithic church in Saint-Emilion? And why did its monk sleep underground? Why is there a giant wall around the tiny village of Blaye? And why was beautiful Bourg-en-Gironde built into the side of a cliff? And how do Cadillac and Pauillac make time stand still?
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 212
|Sun, Jul 21||5:30 P.M.||curious french villages|
CURIOUS TRAVELER takes viewers on an enriching and entertaining "field trip for grown-ups" to some of the most intriguing European and North American cities in the world.
Daytime Emmy- and Telly-winning travel, arts and entertainment journalist Christine Van Blokland brings her passion and genuine curiosity for the arts, quirky characters, storytelling, and lifelong learning to this new series.
In each location, Christine explores the hidden histories in their art, architecture, museums, monuments, houses of worship and city parks.
Each episode begins with Christine's list of "Curious Questions": Is the Mona Lisa really a prostitute? Is the Eiffel Tower really Egyptian? Why are there acorns all through Grand Central Terminal? Christine's previous television credits include: Let's Go!, Georgia Traveler, Let's Go! Georgiaand Better Destinations.
|Sun, Jul 21||5:30 P.M.||Curious French Villages|
|Wed, Jul 24||1:30 A.M.||Curious Salzburg|
|Fri, Jul 26||1:30 A.M.||Curious San Miguel De Allende|
|Sun, Jul 28||1:30 A.M.||Curious Edinburgh|
|Wed, Jul 31||1:30 A.M.||Curious Edinburgh|
|Fri, Aug 2||1:30 A.M.||Curious Guanajuato City|
|Sun, Aug 4||1:30 A.M.||Curious Austrian Christmas Markets|
|Wed, Aug 7||1:30 A.M.||Curious Austrian Christmas Markets|
|Fri, Aug 9||1:30 A.M.||Curious London Shops|
|Sun, Aug 11||1:30 A.M.||Curious Glasgow|
|Wed, Aug 14||1:30 A.M.||Curious Glasgow|
|Fri, Aug 16||1:30 A.M.||Curious Williamsburg|
|Sun, Aug 18||1:30 A.M.||Curious Quebec City|
|Wed, Aug 21||1:30 A.M.||Curious Quebec City|
|Fri, Aug 23||1:30 A.M.||Curious Paris|
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