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CROSSING SOUTH: Guerrero Negro Whale Petting

Airs Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: The CROSSING SOUTH crew heads to Guerrero Negro, Baja California, Mexico, in search of the best whale watching on earth.

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.

Credit: Courtesy of Centurion 5

Gray Whale, Guerrero Negro, Baja California, Mexico.

"Guerrero Negro Whale Petting" - There is something very special that happens in Baja every year. Thousands of whales migrate there each spring and it makes for some of the best whale watching on earth. Follow host Jorge Meraz on his visit to Guerrero Negro, where he not only sees the whales, but pets them!

Also, visit the largest salt mine on earth that happens to be in the same town.

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: Guerrero Negro Whale Petting

Above: There is something very special that happens in Baja every year. Thousands of whales migrate there each spring and it makes for some of the best whale watching on earth. On this episode of CROSSING SOUTH, follow host Jorge Meraz on his visit to Guerrero Negro, where he not only sees the whales, but pets them! Also, visit the largest salt mine on earth that happens to be in the same town.