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

Airs Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

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

Host Jorge Meraz eating tacos from a street vendor, Tijuana.
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Above: Host Jorge Meraz eating tacos from a street vendor, Tijuana.

Portuguese show horse as featured in CROSSING SOUTH.
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Above: Portuguese show horse as featured in 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. 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.

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Crossing South: Xolos Soccer Team

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

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

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Series Preview: CROSSING SOUTH

Above: Get more information about the television series CROSSING SOUTH.

Comments

Avatar for user 'carolaesq'

carolaesq | April 14, 2012 at 4:42 p.m. ― 2 years, 6 months ago

I love this show! I never thought I wanted to go explore the other side of the border and now I'm anxious to go see all Baja California Norte has to offer. It's really cool. Thank you!!!!!

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