Mekong River Adventure - Part 1
joseph rosendo's travelscope

Sun, Oct 23 9:30 A.M. NHPBS  

During part one of Joseph's Mekong River voyage through Cambodia and Vietnam, he travels from the Temple Mountains of Angkor and its UNESCO World Heritage sites, to the river towns and villages of the Mekong river valley. Along the way he explores the country's history and spiritual roots in its ancient Buddhist pagodas and monasteries. On visits to weaving, stonecutter and silversmith villages, he celebrates the Cambodian people's creativity and resilience. In Cambodia's sprawling countryside against a backdrop of farmland and rice fields he comes face to face with Cambodia's tragic past in the killings fields of the Khmer Rouge genocide. As the episode ends Joseph is poised to enter the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh as he continues to go with the Mekong's flow on to Vietnam and the Mekong River Delta.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 1001

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Sun, Oct 23 9:30 A.M. Mekong River Adventure - Part 1     NHPBS

About Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope:

The Daytime Emmy-winning travel series Travelscope- now re-titled JOSEPH ROSENDO'S TRAVELSCOPE- scales new heights of adventure, natural splendor and cultural richness this season.

Host Joseph Rosendo journeys from the California coast to the islands of Hong Kong and to Chile's Tierra del Fuego.

Along the way, he encounters the heights of natural beauty in the Cariboo-Chilcotin Coast region of British Columbia, celebrates Christmas in Switzerland and circumnavigates the tip of South America.

The series' hallmark remains the rich cultural interchanges between Joseph and the local population.

He joins the parade of medieval guilds during Zurich's spring festival, shares devotions with a holy man in a rock-hewn church in Lalibela, Ethiopia and explores the mysteries behind the stone figures on Easter Island.


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Mon, Oct 3 7:00 P.M. Hong Kong - A City of Festivals     NHPBS
Mon, Oct 3 9:00 P.M. Riding The Range In Southern Alberta, Canada     NH CREATE
Mon, Oct 3 9:30 P.M. Ontario, Canada's Niagara Peninsula - Toronto And Beyond     NH CREATE
Tue, Oct 4 2:00 A.M. Riding The Range In Southern Alberta, Canada     NH CREATE
Tue, Oct 4 2:30 A.M. Ontario, Canada's Niagara Peninsula - Toronto And Beyond     NH CREATE
Tue, Oct 4 7:30 A.M. Taiwan - Mountain Beauty, Villages & Cultures - Part 2     NH EXPLORE
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Wed, Oct 5 9:30 P.M. Cruising The Mediterranean     NH CREATE

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