Curious Traveler

Curious Traveler

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Wed, 8/21 at 12:30 am on KLRU Create

Curious Quebec City

How Quebec City has retained its "Frenchness" for nearly 500 years; why the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac hotel looks like a French castle; Rue Saint-Jean, Place Royale and Petit Champlain. (30 minutes)

Wed, 8/21 at 10:00 am on KLRU Q

Curious Guanajuato City

Why a stone giant holding a flame overlooks the town; how silver helped shape Guanajuato City; why the streets and alleys are winding; what happened to the Guanajuato River; what the church has to do with the king of Spain. (30 minutes)

Wed, 8/21 at 1:00 pm on KLRU Q

Curious Guanajuato City

Why a stone giant holding a flame overlooks the town; how silver helped shape Guanajuato City; why the streets and alleys are winding; what happened to the Guanajuato River; what the church has to do with the king of Spain. (30 minutes)

Fri, 8/23 at 12:30 am on KLRU Create

Curious Paris

Why the Eiffel Tower and Pont Alexandre III were built for World Expos; Opera Garnier; Romano-Byzantine Basilica; why are streets windy in Montmartre; Moulin Rouge. (30 minutes)

Sun, 8/25 at 12:30 am on KLRU Create

Curious Rome

The hole in the Pantheon; why Piazza Navona looks like a racetrack; the origin of the bronze for St. Peter's Basilica. (30 minutes)

Wed, 8/28 at 12:30 am on KLRU Create

Curious Rome

The hole in the Pantheon; why Piazza Navona looks like a racetrack; the origin of the bronze for St. Peter's Basilica. (30 minutes)

Wed, 8/28 at 10:00 am on KLRU Q

Curious Austrian Christmas Markets

What European Christmas Markets have to do with the Holy Roman Empire; why are Christmas Markets mostly in Germany-speaking countries; history of the Advent wreath, Silent Night and the character named Krampus. (30 minutes)

Wed, 8/28 at 1:00 pm on KLRU Q

Curious Austrian Christmas Markets

What European Christmas Markets have to do with the Holy Roman Empire; why are Christmas Markets mostly in Germany-speaking countries; history of the Advent wreath, Silent Night and the character named Krampus. (30 minutes)

Fri, 8/30 at 12:30 am on KLRU Create

Curious Copenhagen

Why Shakespeare used Kronborg Castle for the setting of "Hamlet"; Nyhavn; why Christiansborg Palace, Amalienborg Palace and Rosenborg Castle are in the same small country. (30 minutes)

Sun, 9/1 at 12:30 am on KLRU Create

Curious Vancouver

Gassy Jack; Capilano Suspension Bridge's totem poles; Hotel Vancouver; Yip Sang. (30 minutes)

Wed, 9/4 at 12:30 am on KLRU Create

Curious Vancouver

Gassy Jack; Capilano Suspension Bridge's totem poles; Hotel Vancouver; Yip Sang. (30 minutes)