Season 6 is rich in cultural interchanges that range from Joseph joining
the parade of medieval guilds during Zurich’s spring festival, sharing
devotions with a holy man in a rock hewn church in Lalibela, Ethiopia
and exploring the mysteries behind the stone figures on Easter Island.
While recognition continues to flow in from the Emmys, Tellys, Society
of American Travel Writers and Lowell Thomas awards, Travelscope holds
firm to its principal mission which is to illustrate the enduring truth
in Mark Twain’s quote, ‘Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and
The Many Faces of Los Cabos, Mexico
Los Cabos is actually two resorts: Cabo San Lucas, at the tip of the Baja California peninsula, and San Jose del Cabo, 23 miles north along the coast. Joseph covers both and the sea that binds them – the Sea of Cortez – on his Los Cabos, Mexico adventure.
We find out what Sechseläuten really means when we join Joseph on his springtime visit to Zürich, Switzerland. Considered a dry, formal, business town, Zürich casts off the stereotypes and its residents slough off their inhibitions when they welcome spring in celebration with the town’s historic medieval trade unions.
Travelscope heads to Lausanne, Montreux and Basel, Switzerland to bask in the glow of a Swiss-style Christmas at some of the country’s best Christmas Markets.
Joseph breaks away from heat for a cooling and relaxing stay among the gentle gulf breezes of the South Texas Coast. In every season the pleasures are easy in this laid back Southern town where often the best thing to do is nothing.
Throughout Guatemala, Easter Week (Semana Santa) is celebrated as the most significant and festive season on every religious and social calendar. Joseph travels to Guatemala City, Antiqua and Lago de Atitlan to discover that while the observance is rich in Roman Catholic ceremony and tradition at the same time it leaves room for the popular devotion and beliefs of the indigenous Mayan culture.Germany’s Winter Carnival
Joseph dons his jester’s cap and heads to the German state of Baden-Wüerttemberg for Fasnet –– Fasnacht –– Carnival. Each town may call it by a different name, but they all agree it’s a non-stop community party that celebrates local culture and chases away the winter blues.
Joseph falls into winter in New Brunswick, Canada. In New Brunswick Canada’s only official bi-lingual province the English and French Acadian thrive in perfect harmony. This episode features a bi-cultural, bi-seasonal view of this beautiful Atlantic province.
Churchill’s Beluga Whales and Polar Bears
In summer thousands of “Sea Canaries” pack the Churchill River and each November the Polar Bear migrate to the edge of Hudson Bay in the hopes of the Bay freezing over and their seal hunting season beginning. Joseph takes you along on these one-in-a-lifetime experiences that may soon be vanishing.Germany’s Holiday Markets
Travelscope celebrates the season with Joseph’s explorations through Northern Germany’s Christmas markets where there’s more than baubles and trinkets to the joy of Christmas.Alberta, Canada - The Canadian Rockies
From the streets of the quaint mountain village of Banff to the chateau and tea houses of Lake Louise and the lakes and rivers of Jasper National Park, Joseph introduces viewers to the amazing province that Albertans call home.
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