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CROSSING SOUTH: Mountain Bikes And Cheese

Mountain bike racer Carlos Cotry in action as he charges down the hills in Southern Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.
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Mountain bike racer Carlos Cotry in action as he charges down the hills in Southern Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.

Airs Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, March 16 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS 2

There are a number of mountain biking enthusiasts in Baja.

On this episode, we get to meet them and watch what they can do. Watch as they charge down hills, with an occasional fall here and there.

Next we travel to Ojos Negros where we can sample the famous cheese and learn about how it is made.

CROSSING SOUTH host Jorge Meraz samples oysters covered with cheese at the La Cava de Marcelo Restaurant.
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CROSSING SOUTH host Jorge Meraz samples oysters covered with cheese at the La Cava de Marcelo Restaurant.

Lastly Jorge samples food at the La Cava de Marcelo Restaurant.

Marcelo Castro talks with host Jorge Meraz about the history of his cheese cellar called La Cava de Marcelo in Ojos Negros.
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Marcelo Castro talks with host Jorge Meraz about the history of his cheese cellar called La Cava de Marcelo in Ojos Negros.

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Crossing South: Mountain Bikes And Cheese

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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.

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