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Curious Traveler

CURIOUS TRAVELER takes viewers on an enriching and entertaining "field trip for grown-ups" to some of the most intriguing European and North American cities in the world. Daytime Emmy- and Telly-winning travel, arts and entertainment journalist Christine Van Blokland brings her passion and genuine curiosity for the arts, quirky characters, storytelling, and lifelong learning to this new series. In each location, Christine explores the hidden histories in their art, architecture, museums, monuments, houses of worship and city parks. Each episode begins with Christine's list of "Curious Questions": Is the Mona Lisa really a prostitute? Is the Eiffel Tower really Egyptian? . . .

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Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 - 7:00 AM    "Curious French Villages" Why did the famous French architect Eugene Viollet-le-Duc only work on one residence: the historic Roquetaillade Castle? Why is there a monolithic church in Saint-Emilion? And why did its monk sleep underground? Why is there a giant wall around the tiny village of Blaye? And why was beautiful Bourg-en-Gironde built into the side of a cliff? And how do Cadillac and Pauillac make time stand still?. D
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Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 - 7:00 AM "Curious French Villages" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Oct 9, 2017 - 11:30 PM "Curious Paris" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Oct 13, 2017 - 11:30 PM "Curious Rome" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Oct 16, 2017 - 11:30 PM "Curious Copenhagen" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Oct 20, 2017 - 11:30 PM "Curious Vancouver" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 - 11:30 AM "Curious Sorrento" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Oct 23, 2017 - 11:30 PM "Curious Loire Valley" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Oct 27, 2017 - 11:30 PM "Curious Venice" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, Oct 30, 2017 - 11:30 PM "Curious Kotor" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Nov 3, 2017 - 11:30 PM "Curious Oslo" (LEARN/CREATE)
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