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Adventures with Purpose: Assam India
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    Assam: Quest for the One-horned Rhinoceros: In the far reaches of India along the misty Brahmaputra River glides a grey blur that almost became a ghost the one-horned rhinoceros a rare species that nearly vanished 100 years ago. What kept the rhino from falling into the chasm of extinction? What can its story teach us about our world today? Quest for the One Horned Rhinoceros seeks to discover what saved the species, what it means to the people of Assam, and why it flourishes here as nowhere...

    Smart Travels Europe with Rudy Maxa: Florence / Italian Hilltowns
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      Two episodes plus bonus clips: Rich in art, Florence brings the Renaissance to life. Visit the great museums: the Uffizi, Bargello, and Accademia, as well as the landmarks of the Renaissance, the Duomo, Baptistery and Giotto's Tower. Beat the crowds in peaceful Oltrarno. An excursion outside of town leads to a Medici villa, a sleepy Tuscan town and a museum with inventions by Leonardo da Vinci. Italian Hilltowns of Tuscany and Umbria: Castles, vineyards, walled cities and fierce medieval...

      Smart Travels Europe with Rudy Maxa:  Switzerland & the Alps / Christmas in Switzerland
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        Two episodes plus bonus clips: The Swiss Alps reverberate with cowbells, accordions, and laughter. We home base in the year-round playground of Interlaken, the town between two lakes. We sail across glacial Lake Brienz, famous for its beautiful wood carving. We head to spectacular Lauterbrunnen Valley for a heart-stopping gondola ride to alpine heights, and hike past flower-filled meadows and mountain chalets. Then it's off to vibrant Zurich for shopping, chocolate and tasty Swiss cuisine. Hot...

        Smart Travels Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa: San Francisco / Seattle / Vancouver & Victoria
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          Three episodes plus bonus clips: San Francisco revels in art, diversity and food. Chinatown is a feast for the senses, the Asian Art Museum a must-see. We get savvy on sourdough and tour notorious Alcatraz Island. The Haight neighborhood harkens back to the summer of love, and North Beach serves hospitality and espresso. Crossing the Golden Gate, Rudy heads to Napa Valley wine country. Seattle combines city life with the great outdoors. Rudy explores downtown, samples micro brews and lattes,...

          Adventures with Purpose: Hong Kong
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            Hong Kong: Quest for the Dragon: Some say that to understand Hong Kong one must "look to the Dragon." So we are in Hong Kong for one of the most dazzling festival on earth, Chinese New Year when "the dragon energy flows." Quest for the Dragon seeks to discover why Hong Kong is so prosperous, energized, and cutting edge. Our quest takes us from towering structures in Central across Victoria Harbor to the Kowloon peninsula, then on to the ecological preserve, the Geo-park, and to Lantau Island....

            Smart Travels Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa: Guadalajara & Puerto Vallarta / Mexico City & Ixtapa
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              Two episodes plus bonus clips: Guadalajara is alive with mariachi music, colonial architecture, and passionate artists. Rudy explores the rich history and culture of the most Mexican of cities. And he takes in the art scene from papier-mache pinatas to dramatic Orozco murals. A tequila factory tour reveals secrets of great margaritas. Then it's an easy hop to the coast where Puerto Vallarta's traditions thrive along side new resorts. Mexico City is modern, crowded, cosmopolitan, and steeped in...

              Smart Travels Europe with Rudy Maxa:   Berlin / Munich & Bavaria
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                Two episodes plus bonus clips: World-class cultural sites, dynamic architecture and energy, Berlin is a city on the move. We visit the museums: the Pergamon and the Egyptian museum, German Expressionism at the Neue Nationalgalerie and the Jewish Museum. From dynamic Potzdamer Platz to the stark reminders at Checkpoint Charlie, we feel the past and see the future in Berlin. Our base is historic Hotel Adlon. Even shopping brings history at the fabulous KaDeWe department store. An outing to...

                Smart Travels Europe with Rudy Maxa: Germanys Romantic Road / Rhine & Mosel Rivers / Prague & Bu
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                  Three episodes plus bonus clips: Germany's Romantic Road: We start in Wurzburg at the Baroque Bishop's Palace and a wine festival. Next an auto museum in a Renaissance Castle. In Dinkelsbuhl we celebrate the day the children saved the town with music and historic re-enactments, then finish in Rothenburg, Germany's best-preserved medieval-walled city. Rhine and Mosel Rivers: After a visit to the ancient Roman city of Trier we head up the Mosel River to vineyards and medieval fortresses. Then...

                  Smart Travels Europe with Rudy Maxa: Paris / Provence
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                    Two episodes plus bonus clips: Paris, city of style, art and pastries. Experience extraordinary art: the Impressionist at Musee D'Orsay and the sculpture garden at the Rodin. Hit the sites: Notre Dame, Pompidou Center, Eiffel Tower. Stroll through parks, markets and cafes. Explore neighborhoods: the Marais, lovely Place des Vosges, the Latin Quarter and artistic Montmartre. TIPS on riding the Metro, buying museum passes, and shopping for bread, cheese, ham and pastries. Sun, olive trees and...

                    Smart Travels Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa: New Zealands South Island / New Zealands North Island
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                      Two episodes plus bonus clips: The South Island of New Zealand weaves Kiwi culture with scenic splendor. The vineyards of Marlborough bring this country's wines to the world stage. At a local artists' colony, Rudy learns Maori bone carving. Breathtaking Queenstown draws adventurers from around the world. We brave white-water rapids on river boards and ride a hot air balloon for soaring views of Lord of the Rings country. With spectacular seismic activity, fascinating plant and animal life, and...

                      Real Road Adventures: Zurich & Liechtenstein
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                        Two half-hour episodes from the American Public Televisions series on sustainable travel, plus bonus clips. Host Jeff Wilson navigates the E-Grand Tour of Switzerland in an all-electric car. *Zurich: Jeff finds innovation everywhere in modern Zurich, then visits a stunning Benedictine abbey. *Lichtenstein: This tiny, scenic country punches above its weight in sustainability and outdoor fun. Jeff hikes with llamas, visits a distillery, and samples fondue.

                        Adventures with Purpose: Switzerland
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                          One hour documentary plus bonus clips: Switzerland: Quest for the Sublime seeks to discover the roots of adventure travel and what poets of earlier times called "the sublime." We begin in Lucerne the gateway to the Alps. Stops include: Mt. Pilatus, Entlebuch Valley, the Jungfrau region and world-renowned St. Moritz. Aboard the famous Glacier Express Train we land in Zermatt to experience the rapture of the Matterhorn a deadly mountain that helped change our perception of nature. * Silver Telly...