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CROSSING SOUTH: San Felipe And Tecate

Airs Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Host Jorge Meraz visits

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Above: Host Jorge Meraz visits "La Cocina que Canta" (the kitchen that sings) with Deborah Szekely, founder of Rancho La Puerta, a world renowned spa in Tecate, Mexico.

In this episode, host Jorge Meraz visits San Felipe on the inside coast of Baja where he enjoys a margarita, sees the giant cactus, and hangs out with the guys at the golf course.

Next Jorge heads northwest to Rancho La Puerta, a world renowned spa in Tecate that was opened in 1940. Voted by Travel and Leisure magazine as the #1 destination spa in the world, he had to check it out.

Jorge tours the grounds with the founder, 86 year-old Deborah Szekely, and experiences the royal spa treatment.

CROSSING SOUTH: San Felipe And Tecate

All past episodes of CROSSING SOUTH are available for streaming on demand.

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 is a travel show which explores Tijuana and Northern Baja. Bilingual travel companion and host, Jorge Meraz, takes the audience on a journey and demystifies the area. Get to know the people, vernacular, foods, customs and places frequented by the locals.

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