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Rudy Maxa's World

Building on five successful seasons of travel shows featuring Europe and the Pacific Rim, award-winning travel journalist Rudy Maxa broadens his horizons - and those of his audience - with the launch of RUDY MAXA'S WORLD. In this new 13-part series, Rudy offers his sophisticated take on a destination's history, culture, architecture, politics and cuisine, while also turning a journalistic eye to the people and lifestyles of Russia, Estonia, Turkey, India, Argentina, Japan and Thailand. The season begins in India, where Rudy visits the Taj Mahal and the crowded alleys and villages of New Delhi. Later, Rudy indulges in resorts . . .

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Thursday, Sep 6, 2012 - 6:00 AM    "Estonia" The old town in the capital city of Talinn is Europe's best-restored medieval town with streets and buildings that recall the days of the Hanseatic League but whose cafes, art galleries, hotels, and restaurants today appeal to both sophisticated as well as first-time travelers. Venture into the countryside of Estonia, to the large island of Saaremaa and the much smaller island of Muhu, where you'll find windmills, thatch-roofed farmhouses and quiet waters. Of special interest is a candid interview with Mart Laar, the prime minister who took over a country that was an economic and psychological basket case following the withdrawal of Soviet troops and-with the help of a flat tax-turned Estonia into one of Europe's most dynamic and forward-thinking little countries. D
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Thursday, Sep 6, 2012 - 6:00 AM "Estonia" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 - 6:00 AM "St. Petersburg, Russia" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 - 6:00 AM "Buenos Aires, Argentina" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 - 6:00 AM "Mendoza, Argentina" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Sep 20, 2012 - 6:00 AM "Tokyo, Japan" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 - 6:00 AM "Kyoto, Japan" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 - 6:00 AM "South Africa: Safari" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 - 6:00 AM "Edinburgh & The Scottish Highlands" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Oct 4, 2012 - 6:00 AM "London" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 - 6:00 AM "Uzbekistan" (LEARN/CREATE)
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