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CROSSING SOUTH: Rosarito

Airs Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Host Jorge Meraz goes to the Rosarito Ensenada Bike Race in this episode of CROSSING SOUTH.

Host Jorge Meraz visits the Rincon Tropical resort in Rosarito, Mexico.
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Above: Host Jorge Meraz visits the Rincon Tropical resort in Rosarito, Mexico.

Host Jorge Meraz visits the R/C airplane field where we see local aviation enthusiasts maneuver their remote control airplanes.
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Above: Host Jorge Meraz visits the R/C airplane field where we see local aviation enthusiasts maneuver their remote control airplanes.

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 de-mystifies 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."

"Rosarito: Bike Race, Go-Carts, R/C Airplanes & Food" - In this episode, follow Jorge as we experience the famous Rosarito-Ensenada Bike Race and its colorful riders. Then see the little known and secluded Rincon Tropical resort with a mini-zoo, go carts, and beautiful scenery.

Then follow Jorge as he has a ball at the R/C airplane field where we see local aviation enthusiasts maneuver their remote control airplanes. And finally take a visit to Susanna's restaurant, an American experience with a foreign flavor. Watch as Jorge goes into the kitchen and tries to make and successfully eat a delicious meal.

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: Rosarito: Bike Race

Above: In this episode of CROSSING SOUTH, experience the famous Rosarito-Ensenada Bike Race.

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Series Preview: CROSSING SOUTH

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