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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 Opera, Racetrack & Zoo
Jorge hangs out with the Tijuana Opera and listens in as the company rehearses for their next show. Then he cooks and samples food from Mujeres Divinas Restaurant. Next he visits the Caliente Racetrack and zoo and gets a rare chance to hold a baby tiger. After the tigers, Jorge explores the hands-...
Air date: 02/02/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2193971815/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Jorge hangs out with the Tijuana Opera and listens in as the company rehearses for their next show. Then he cooks and samples food from Mujeres Divinas Restaurant. Next he visits the Caliente Racetrack and zoo and gets a rare chance to hold a baby tiger. After the tigers, Jorge explores the hands-... /episodes/get/7819 /episode/7819 Crossing South: Tijuana Opera, Racetrack & Zoo /episode-player/7819
San Felipe and Tecate
Let's visit San Felipe on the inside coast of Baja. See the giant Cactus, drink a margarita, and hang out with the guys at the golf course. Next head northwest to Rancho La Puerta Spa. Voted by Travel and Leisure magazine as the #1 destination spa in the world, we had to check it out. Meet the 86...
Air date: 02/09/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2193971862/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Let's visit San Felipe on the inside coast of Baja. See the giant Cactus, drink a margarita, and hang out with the guys at the golf course. Next head northwest to Rancho La Puerta Spa. Voted by Travel and Leisure magazine as the #1 destination spa in the world, we had to check it out. Meet the 86... /episodes/get/7815 /episode/7815 Crossing South: San Felipe and Tecate /episode-player/7815
Rosarito: Ultralight, Baja Studios, Lobster
Follow host Jorge Meraz as he takes an incredible ultralight airplane ride high and above Rosarito Beach. Then check out the Famous Baja Studios where they filmed the movie Titanic. Few people know that it is the largest aquatic studio in the world. Next Jorge has a feast of lobster at Puerto Nuevo...
Air date: 04/05/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2219505301/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Follow host Jorge Meraz as he takes an incredible ultralight airplane ride high and above Rosarito Beach. Then check out the Famous Baja Studios where they filmed the movie Titanic. Few people know that it is the largest aquatic studio in the world. Next Jorge has a feast of lobster at Puerto Nuevo... /episodes/get/7814 /episode/7814 Crossing South: Rosarito: Ultralight, Baja Studios, Lobster /episode-player/7814
Tijuana: Turista Libre
Jorge rides along with a fun tour company called Turista Libre. We go on a Calafia Bus with some other american tourists to see what the locals do. The first stop is Mercado Hidalgo which is a large local market in Tijuana. Then we go to Mundo Divertido to ride roller-coasters and other interesting...
Air date: 09/20/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2287411355/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Jorge rides along with a fun tour company called Turista Libre. We go on a Calafia Bus with some other american tourists to see what the locals do. The first stop is Mercado Hidalgo which is a large local market in Tijuana. Then we go to Mundo Divertido to ride roller-coasters and other interesting... /episodes/get/7822 /episode/7822 Crossing South: Tijuana: Turista Libre /episode-player/7822
Tijuana: Zonkeys
Let's get to know the Tijuana Professional Basketball team called the "Zonkeys". Watch as Jorge attempts to take on the pro players 1 on 1. Later, we try a traditional Mexican sandwich called the "Torta". Lastly Jorge hangs out with a quirky gypsy polka band from Tijuana called "Ballenas de Jonas".
Air date: 09/27/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2287412758/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Let's get to know the Tijuana Professional Basketball team called the "Zonkeys". Watch as Jorge attempts to take on the pro players 1 on 1. Later, we try a traditional Mexican sandwich called the "Torta". Lastly Jorge hangs out with a quirky gypsy polka band from Tijuana called "Ballenas de Jonas". /episodes/get/7823 /episode/7823 Crossing South: Tijuana: Zonkeys /episode-player/7823
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