Alaska - America's Last Frontier
joseph rosendo's travelscope

Joseph looks back to his first voyage through Alaska's Inside Passage to the land and the people of America's Last Frontier. His ocean-going vessel carries him through Canadian waters to Prince Rupert, British Columbia and on through Alaska's inside passage to Juneau, Skagway and Sitka. Along the way the ship stops in Tracy Arm Fjord to catch nature's show headlined by Bald Eagles and Gray, Orca and Humpback whales. Further explorations take him to Alaska's capital, Juneau and while no roads lead to Juneau visitors still come to trek its glaciers, kayak its rivers and ski its mountains. Joseph's Alaskan journey of discovery continues in the Klondike Gold Rush town of Skagway and in historic Sitka where he explores its Russian roots. On his Inside Passage journey he meets the Tsimshian people and learns of their struggle to retain their language, rich culture and ancient ceremonies. Alaska is America's Last Frontier and every Alaskan has a story to tell about what brought them and what keeps them there. In the end, Joseph discovers that they came for the land, but they stayed for the people.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 1208

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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Wed, May 22 7:00 P.M. Southern Ethiopia - Tribal Lands and Primeval People     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, May 23 7:00 A.M. Bhutan - Part 2 - Land of the Thunder Dragon     NH Explore (11.2)
Thu, May 23 10:30 A.M. Hong Kong - A City of Festivals     NH Create (11.4)
Thu, May 23 5:30 P.M. Hong Kong - A City of Festivals     NH Create (11.4)
Thu, May 23 7:00 P.M. Northern Ethiopia - Ancient History and Spiritual Present     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, May 23 10:30 P.M. Hong Kong - A City of Festivals     NH Create (11.4)
Fri, May 24 7:00 A.M. A San Antonio Christmas     NH Explore (11.2)
Fri, May 24 7:00 P.M. Land without Limits - The Cariboo-Chilcotin-Coast Region of British Columbia, Canada     NHPBS (11.1)
Tue, May 28 7:00 A.M. Taiwan Lantern Festival     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, May 28 10:30 A.M. Nicaragua - Culturally Rich and Naturally Beautiful     NH Create (11.4)
Tue, May 28 5:30 P.M. Nicaragua - Culturally Rich and Naturally Beautiful     NH Create (11.4)
Tue, May 28 7:00 P.M. Sechselauten - Switzerland's Spring Festival     NHPBS (11.1)
Tue, May 28 10:30 P.M. Nicaragua - Culturally Rich and Naturally Beautiful     NH Create (11.4)
Wed, May 29 7:00 A.M. La Joie De Vivre In Quebec City, Canada     NH Explore (11.2)
Wed, May 29 7:00 P.M. Dreamin' California's Coast - Malibu to Big     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, May 30 7:00 A.M. Taiwan - Iron Pathways to Adventure - Part 1     NH Explore (11.2)


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