Travel

EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL
Suriname: Lost World

 

Travel to the Guiana Shield with Steve Backshall, whose mission is to discover its abundance of wildlife and natural wonders. He travels deep into the untouched jungle, finding animals that have never encountered humans.

 

 

 

JOSEPH ROSENDO’S TRAVELSCOPE
Maine – Town & Country

 

Join Joseph on a Maine adventure that uncovers Maine’s Town and Country pleasures while focusing on its greatest resource – its people. From brew masters to boat builders, from the Oyster Lady to the Lobsterman Family, Joseph meets the Mainers that carrying on the traditions and maritime heritage of Maine and those that are in the forefront of innovation and change. Travel with Joseph as he explores the historic sites, chic shops and fine restaurants of Portland, and discovers the joys of going off-the-beaten-track in the fishing villages and towns of the beautiful Blue Hill Peninsula. On his travels Joseph hikes, bikes, sails, kayaks, dines and samples the citified and rural pleasures of the country’s most forested state. He uncovers little-known attractions while he also experiences Maine’s tried and true one. It’s a Down East Maine Down Home journey.

 

 

 

EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL
Greenland: Frozen Frontier

 

Accompany Steve Backshall to Greenland, where he aims to kayak across the world’s largest fjord during the Arctic’s most volatile and dangerous time of year – the spring melt – in an attempt to understand how rising temperatures impact the area.

 

 

 

JOSEPH ROSENDO’S TRAVELSCOPE
Taiwan: Mountain Beauty, Villages and Cultures, Part 2

 

In this Taiwan episode Joseph leaves the forested heights of Taroko National Park and continues his explorations of Taiwan’s small, cultural mountain villages. In their historic “Old Streets” he explores artisan shops, local restaurants and colorful temples for a hearty taste of Taiwanese culture. He also discovers more of Taiwan’s original people through their food, arts & crafts, customs and traditions. He tries his hand at indigo cloth dying with the Hakka people, witnesses traditional Tayan weaving and participates in the equally somber and joyous Pasta’ay Festival of the indigenous Saisiyat Tribe. Here he joins in their festival of Blessing, Atonement and Forgiveness.

 

 

 

JOSEPH ROSENDO’S TRAVELSCOPE
Taiwan: Mountain Beauty, Villages and Cultures, Part 1

 

Joseph explores Taiwan’s most stunning natural attraction and national park – The Taroko Gorge – which highlights the mountain beauty, villages and cultures of Ilha Formosa. His journey takes him on hikes through the marble gorge, across dramatic suspension bridges, to stunning waterfalls and up mountain slopes where Taiwan’s native beauty is spread out before him. His journey continues in one of Taiwan’s 200 “Leisure Farms,” which offer locals and visitors rural settings, traditional folk activities, creative cuisines and “Do It Yourself” arts and crafts which complement Taiwan’s mountain beauty, villages and cultural experiences.

 

 

 

MOVEABLE FEAST WITH FINE COOKING
On the Road in Temecula, California

MOVEABLE FEAST WITH FINE COOKING

 

Host Pete Evans travels to the southern mountains of Temecula, California, where he joins chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Miliken of Santa Monica’s famous Border Grill in this episode of Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking. Together, they create a Latin inspired feast that features delectable avocados. First stop on today’s adventure, the Santa Monica Farmers Market, which is one of the largest grower-only markets in the nation. Here the group picks up lamb and other ingredients for the feast. Next, they head to Temecula, where Susan, Mary Sue, and Pete pick avocados right off the tree. Their homage to the avocado includes Heirloom Bean Tostada with Herbs and Crispy Avocados and a Lamb Patties with Avocado Relish.

 

 

 

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