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Crossing South

Crossing South
Crossing South is a travel show that explores Tijuana and Northern Baja. Bilingual travel companion and host, Jorge Meraz, takes you on a journey and demystifies the area. Get to know the people, vernacular, foods, customs and places frequented by the locals. There's a lot to learn and fun to have right next door by Crossing South.

Latest Episodes

Estero Beach and Tomato Air date: 02-14-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365155651/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false At Estero Beach, on the south side of Ensenada, Jorge tries a jet ski for the first time, then tests the ATV track nearby. And later, in San Quintin, learn about tomato farming with Arturo Rodriguez who guides a tour around the greenhouse at Los Pinos farms. /episodes/get/11817 /episode/11817 Crossing South: Estero Beach and Tomato /episode-player/11817
Kayaks and Kumiai Air date: 02-07-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365155641/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Come onboard a kayak with us as we check out the La Bufadora ocean gyser south of Ensenada. See the natural beauty of the surrounding Punta Banda penninsula as Jorge hikes around. Finally, meet the true natives of Baja at the San Antonio Necua Kumiai Community. /episodes/get/11708 /episode/11708 Crossing South: Kayaks and Kumiai /episode-player/11708
Mountain Bikes and Cheese Air date: 01-31-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365155623/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false There is a number of mountain biking enthusiasts in Baja, on this episode host Jorge Meraz meets them and sees what they can do. Watch as they charge down hills, with an occasional fall here and there. Next he travels to Ojos Negros to sample the famous cheese and learn about how it is made. Lastly... /episodes/get/11644 /episode/11644 Crossing South: Mountain Bikes and Cheese /episode-player/11644
Sailboats and Jam Air date: 01-24-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365155613/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Sailing is something loved by many in Baja. Follow along as Jorge meets a sailboat racing team in Ensenada and later gets some hands-on fun with Gary the friendly captain. Later we meet Dona Lupe who shows us her vineyard and selection of delicious jams. /episodes/get/11613 /episode/11613 Crossing South: Sailboats and Jam /episode-player/11613
Ensenada: Race Cars, French Food, & Architecture Air date: 10-04-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365089829/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Host Jorge Meraz tests out race cars, tries some exquisite French Cuisine, and learns about an architectural wonder of a hotel in the Baja wine country called "Encuentro Guadalupe." /episodes/get/10489 /episode/10489 Crossing South: Ensenada: Race Cars, French Food, & Architecture /episode-player/10489
Crossing South: Sandboarding & Hunting Air date: 09-20-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365079188/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Visit the Northeast corner of Baja California to sand-board down the sand dunes in the small town of Algodones, then discover a dessert oasis called Canon de Guadalupe, and finally go hunting in the farm country to the South of Mexicali. /episodes/get/10307 /episode/10307 Crossing South: Crossing South: Sandboarding & Hunting /episode-player/10307
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Tijuana: Tacos, Beer, Horses & Soccer
Welcome to Crossing South, a travel show about Baja. In this pilot episode, we taste some amazing street tacos and tour the microbrewery TJ Beer. Then Jorge takes a ride on some spanish horses, and finally hangs out with the professional soccer team the "Xoloitzcuintles" and watches a game.
Air date: 12/31/2011
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2245156069/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Welcome to Crossing South, a travel show about Baja. In this pilot episode, we taste some amazing street tacos and tour the microbrewery TJ Beer. Then Jorge takes a ride on some spanish horses, and finally hangs out with the professional soccer team the "Xoloitzcuintles" and watches a game. /episodes/get/7821 /episode/7821 Crossing South: Tijuana: Tacos, Beer, Horses & Soccer /episode-player/7821
Rosarito: Bike Race
Experience the famous Rosarito-Ensenada Bike Race. Then see the Rincon Tropical resort with a mini-zoo, go carts. Then have a ball at the R/C airplane field where we see local aviation enthusiasts maneuver their remote control airplanes. And finally take a visit to Susanna's Restaurant. Watch as...
Air date: 01/05/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2178801690/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Experience the famous Rosarito-Ensenada Bike Race. Then see the Rincon Tropical resort with a mini-zoo, go carts. Then have a ball at the R/C airplane field where we see local aviation enthusiasts maneuver their remote control airplanes. And finally take a visit to Susanna's Restaurant. Watch as... /episodes/get/7812 /episode/7812 Crossing South: Rosarito: Bike Race /episode-player/7812
Ensenada
See the Baja 500 Off Road Race, visit the Las Canadas ziplines and Bridges, and fillet a fish in the Ensenada fish market.
Air date: 01/12/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2185377828/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false See the Baja 500 Off Road Race, visit the Las Canadas ziplines and Bridges, and fillet a fish in the Ensenada fish market. /episodes/get/7806 /episode/7806 Crossing South: Ensenada /episode-player/7806
Valle De Guadalupe
Check out the famous wine country of Baja. Valle de Guadalupe is just North of Ensenada and is the Napa Valley of Mexico. Come along as we visit the harvest festival, wine taste, visit with wine owners, and learn about the Russian History behind it all.
Air date: 01/19/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2188584982/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Check out the famous wine country of Baja. Valle de Guadalupe is just North of Ensenada and is the Napa Valley of Mexico. Come along as we visit the harvest festival, wine taste, visit with wine owners, and learn about the Russian History behind it all. /episodes/get/7824 /episode/7824 Crossing South: Valle De Guadalupe /episode-player/7824
Tijuana II
First, we take a look at a famous new skyscraper in Tijuana and interview the architect. Jorge then has a ball at the Tijuana Fair riding the rides and eating the foods. Later, we go to a music festival for the young TJ locals. And lastly, Jorge cooks with the chef at La Querencia making "Baja Med...
Air date: 01/26/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2189794525/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false First, we take a look at a famous new skyscraper in Tijuana and interview the architect. Jorge then has a ball at the Tijuana Fair riding the rides and eating the foods. Later, we go to a music festival for the young TJ locals. And lastly, Jorge cooks with the chef at La Querencia making "Baja Med... /episodes/get/7818 /episode/7818 Crossing South: Tijuana II /episode-player/7818
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