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CROSSING SOUTH: Kayaks And Kumiai

Airs Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. & Saturday, October 4 at 4:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: In a kayak, host Jorge Meraz (front) gets up close and personal with the La Bufadora Blowhole in Ensenada, 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.

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Host Jorge Meraz has some fun trying to blend in with the Kumiai natives by getting well equipped at their gift shop in San Antonio Necua, Baja California, Mexico.

"Kayaks And Kumiai" - In this episode, go aboard a kayak with host Jorge Meraz as he experiences the La Bufadora ocean geyser south of Ensenada. See the natural beauty of the surrounding Punta Banda penninsula as Jorge hikes around. Finally, meet the true natives of Baja at the San Antonio Necua Kumiai community.

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: Kayaks And Kumiai

Above: Originally aired: 02/06/2014

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CROSSING SOUTH: New Season Promo

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.