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CROSSING SOUTH: Polo & Oryx

Airs Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, March 4 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS 2

On Season 7 of CROSSING SOUTH, enter the world of polo, as host Jorge meraz v...

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Above: On Season 7 of CROSSING SOUTH, enter the world of polo, as host Jorge meraz visits and trains with the Todos Santos Polo Club in Guadalupe Valley, Ensenada, Baja Calif.

Travel south of the border into Baja California with bi-lingual travel host Jorge Meraz to discover a country rich in food, culture and so much more

On Season 7 of CROSSING SOUTH, enter the world of polo, as Jorge visits and trains with the Todos Santos Polo Club in Guadalupe Valley.

He also gains insight into the roastery and cafe culture in Tijuana with some specialty coffee tasting; explores the quality of the medical services provided for children and their families; and of course, digs down into some tasty traditional and fusion-styled Mexican food.

On this episode, Jorge visits a Polo club in the Valley of Guadalupe, Ensenada.

He learns about the origins of the sport, from its early days as a training game for a king's calvary unit to its modern day reputation as an exclusive activity for the affluent.

He also meets a first-generation culinary school student now making a name for himself in the Tijuana restaurant industry with his Cali-Baja fusion style cuisine.

He samples a fish taco negro with squid ink, spicy octopus bowl, and Tijuana inspired mac & cheese" at Oryx Capital.

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Each new episode will be available to stream on demand after broadcast. All 50 past episodes from this series are available for streaming on demand.

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CROSSING SOUTH is on Facebook, Instagram, and you can follow @MerazRambler on Twitter. #crossingsouth

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