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CROSSING SOUTH: Sandboarding And Hunting

Airs Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Host Jorge Meraz learns to shoot a shotgun, and goes hunting in the farm country to the south of Mexicali.

Courtesy of Centurion 5

Host Jorge Meraz goes sandboarding down the sand dunes in the small town of Algodones, Baja California, Mexico.

Courtesy of Centurion 5

Host Jorge Meraz meets Ernesto Loya, the owner of a dessert oasis called Cañon de Guadalupe.

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.

"Sandboarding And Hunting" - In this episode of CROSSING SOUTH, we go to the Northeast corner of Baja California where we sandboard down the sand dunes in the small town of Algodones, discover a dessert oasis called Cañon de Guadalupe, and finally go hunting in the farm country to the south of Mexicali.

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.

Crossing South: Sandboarding & Hunting

Visit the Northeast corner of Baja California to sand-board down the sand dunes in the small town of Algodones, then discover a dessert oasis called Canon de Guadalupe, and finally go hunting in the farm country to the South of Mexicali.

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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.