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CROSSING SOUTH: Train To Tecate & Verde Crema

Airs Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, March 11 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS 2

A passenger train takes a quick stop to see the view as it goes from Tijuana ...

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Above: A passenger train takes a quick stop to see the view as it goes from Tijuana to Tecate, 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.

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Host Jorge Meraz takes a drink of a chocolate ice drink at a food festival in Tecate, Baja Calif.

On this episode, take a seasonal train ride from Tijuana to Tecate, complete with a food festival experience.

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A view from the train as we take a ride between Tecate and Tijuana, in Baja Calif., on this episode of CROSSING SOUTH.

On the way back, it's a mariachi performance with the landscape whizzing by.

Next, we get to have a few nice plates of food at Verde Crema.

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Host Jorge Meraz admires the Korean taco which is his favorite dish from Verde Crema restaurant in Tijuana, Baja Calif.

Watch On Your Schedule:

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.

Join The Conversation:

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


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