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CROSSING SOUTH: San Felipe And Tecate

Airs Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Host Jorge Meraz visits

Credit: Courtesy of Centurion 5

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.

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. 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."

"San Felipe And Tecate" - 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.

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: San Felipe And Tecate

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