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CROSSING SOUTH: Tijuana: Tacos, Beer, Horses & Soccer

Airs Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

In the premier episode of CROSSING SOUTH, host Jorge Meraz interviews athlete...

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Above: In the premier episode of CROSSING SOUTH, host Jorge Meraz interviews athletes from the Tijuana Xolos soccer club.

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. To find these travel treasures, Jorge goes further than the tourist traps. There’s a lot to learn and fun to have right next door by CROSSING SOUTH.

"Tijuana: Tacos, Beer, Horses & Soccer" - In this pilot episode, Jorge starts off enjoying a selection of tacos. Next he takes a ride on some Spanish show horses. Afterwards he learns about the beer fermenting process and samples fine beverages at TJ Beer. Lastly the professional Tijuana soccer team, the Xoloitzcuintles, give interviews at practice time and a fantastic show at game time to win the championship.

This episode originally aired in 2011.

Past episodes of CROSSING SOUTH are available for online viewing. Maps of the locations featured on the show are also available online. CROSSING SOUTH is on Facebook, and you can follow @MerazRambler on Twitter.

Crossing South: Xolos Soccer Team

CROSSING SOUTH is a travel show which explores Tijuana and Northern Baja. The first episode features the Tijuana Xolos Soccer Team.

Crossing South: Tijuana: Tacos, Beer, Horses & Soccer

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