Joseph, a winner of the 2013 Taiwan Tourism Festival Awards, deepens his understanding of Taiwan and its people by criss-crossing the island during the Taiwan Lantern Festival. A celebration of light, culture and tradition, the festival is a Chinese holiday more than 2, 000 years old. Joseph discovers that while the Taiwan Lantern Festival has its electric side, it also values the human touch. While the festival showcases the country's modern, technological side, it also honors its historic customs and traditions. Joseph explores these cultural connections at the national display of lanterns in Hsinshu, in historic temples and at street-side puppet shows, by enjoying traditional foods and, in the mountain district of Pingshi, by joining in the poignant release of thousands of sky lanterns which carry the wishes and dreams of locals and visitors heavenward.
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 712
|Tue, May 11||7:30 A.M.||Taiwan Lantern Festival|
|Thu, May 20||10:30 A.M.||Taiwan Lantern Festival|
|Thu, May 20||5:30 P.M.||Taiwan Lantern Festival|
|Thu, May 20||10:30 P.M.||Taiwan Lantern Festival|
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.
|Tue, Apr 13||5:30 P.M.||The Many Faces of Los Cabos, Mexico|
|Tue, Apr 13||10:30 P.M.||The Many Faces of Los Cabos, Mexico|
|Wed, Apr 14||7:30 A.M.||Land without Limits - The Cariboo-Chilcotin-Coast Region of British Columbia, Canada|
|Thu, Apr 15||7:30 A.M.||Sechselauten - Switzerland's Spring Festival|
|Thu, Apr 15||10:30 A.M.||Hong Kong - A City of Festivals|
|Thu, Apr 15||5:30 P.M.||Hong Kong - A City of Festivals|
|Thu, Apr 15||10:30 P.M.||Hong Kong - A City of Festivals|
|Fri, Apr 16||7:30 A.M.||Dreamin' California's Coast - Malibu to Big|
|Mon, Apr 19||7:30 A.M.||San Miguel De Allende, Celebrating in the Heart Of Mexico|
|Tue, Apr 20||7:30 A.M.||Ontario, Canada's Niagara Peninsula - Toronto And Beyond|
|Tue, Apr 20||10:30 A.M.||Nicaragua - Culturally Rich and Naturally Beautiful|
|Tue, Apr 20||5:30 P.M.||Nicaragua - Culturally Rich and Naturally Beautiful|
|Tue, Apr 20||10:30 P.M.||Nicaragua - Culturally Rich and Naturally Beautiful|
|Wed, Apr 21||7:30 A.M.||Cruising The Mediterranean|
|Thu, Apr 22||7:30 A.M.||Christmas In Switzerland|
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