for the Week of April 5, 2002
to the Whole Show
Music: Azymuth, "Ah Voce Nao Sabe" from "Mundial Muzique"
"Fugettaboutit! New Jersey may be nicknamed the Garden State, but if you
watch the Sopranos, you know, it isn't exactly filmed in garden spots..."
--Jeff Lunden, who went on two "Soprano's" bus tours into the depths of New
Music: Money Mark, "Cry" from "Keyboard Repair"
Ettiquette: Don't Be Gauche About French Food
"It's gauche to eat your sandwich on the street, but it's not gauche to bring
your dog to dinner."
--Our Travel Etiquette Guru, Mary-Lou Weisman, talking with host Diana Nyad
about the French culture of eating.
Music: Cake, "The Distance" from "Fashion Nugget"
"It's easier to create a bonding while you're traveling, and it's amazing
because sometimes you're traveling and you create this strong bond and at
the end of the journey. You may not see that person again, but while you're
traveling, that bond is very important...your companion becomes your frame
--Director Alfonso Cuarón, on how the idea of the journey has influenced
his latest film, "Y Tu Mama Tambien."
Music: UFO, "Dance ce Desert" from "Bon Voyage"
Music: Tony Allen, "Black Voices" from "Black Voices"
Aid: News Round-Up
--Our Travel Expert in Residence Rudy Maxa discusses travel issues in
Israel in light of recent events.
Sea - The Jewel Of The Desert
"There is a humility here. But walk among the wreckage of these hopes and
dreams -- this paradise created by accident and design. There's a peace too,
a connection with a past that hasn't been bulldozed or cordoned off. Things
exist here. This isn't a ghost town, it's a monument."
--Ben Adair, on his visit to Imperial County's Salton Sea, the remains of
Vacation Paradise Lost.
Music: Dean Martinez, "Cabeza de Mojado"
Music: Solvent, "A Panel of Experts" from "Solvent City"
Of The Week: Ski Canada
--Our Travel Expert in Residence Rudy Maxa reveals his
Deal of the Week: Cheap skiing vacations in Canada.
Music: Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, "Throwdown at the Hoedown"
from "Left of Cool"
"For me, personally, the music represents my immediate environment. I feel
it's less about India and more about the reinvented Indian culture that I've
been living for the past 28 years of my life."
--Musician Karsh Kale, whose song "Deepest Blue" represents a vast fusion of
the Eastern and Western influences he grew up with.
Music: Del McCoury Band, "All Aboard" from "Del McCoury
and the Boys"
Music: Zero 7, "Give It Away" from "Simple Things"