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CROSSING SOUTH: Mexicali And Tecate

Airs Thurs., Sept. 12, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. & Sat., Sept. 14 at 4:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: CROSSING SOUTH host Jorge Meraz tries a zip-line at a park in Mexicali City, Baja California, Mexico.

Courtesy of Centurion 5

Cars in the Code Off-Road race in Laguna Salada, Baja California, Mexico.

Courtesy of Centurion 5

Host Jorge Meraz samples some sweet bread in the El Mejor Pan de Tecate store, Tecate, Baja California, Mexico.

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.

"Mexicali And Tecate" - In this episode, we try a zip-line at the city park in Mexicali, meet an off-road race organizer, try some beer at El Zume pub, discover the natural wonder of La Rumerosa, play in the snow, and eat sweet bread in Tecate.

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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Above: 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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