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CROSSING SOUTH: Ensenada: Baja 500 & Ziplines

Airs Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Host Jorge Meraz flies high across zip-lines on the canopy tour at the Las Ca...

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Above: Host Jorge Meraz flies high across zip-lines on the canopy tour at the Las Cañadas Campground.

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.

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Host Jorge Meraz takes an ATV ride on mountain trails, Las Cañadas Campground.

"Ensenada: Baja 500 & Ziplines" - In this episode, Jorge travels to the internationally famous Baja 500, and talks to the participants and organizers.

Then head out to the Las Cañadas Campground where Jorge flies high across zip-lines and crosses treacherous hanging bridges on the canopy tour.

Then experience the ATV ride on mountain trails. Finally, return back to downtown Ensenada where we learn how to fillet a fish at the famous Ensenada Fish Market.

This program originally aired in 2012.

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.


In this episode of CROSSING SOUTH, watch the Baja 500, visit the Las Cañadas Campground ziplines and bridges, and fillet a fish in the Ensenada Fish Market.

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