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Crossing South: Tijuana II

Airs Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 at 10:30 p.m. & Saturday, Jan. 28 at 4 p.m. on KPBS TV

"Crossing South" host Jorge Meraz explores Tijuana, Wednesday, January 25, 2012.

"Crossing South" is a travel show which explores Tijuana and Northern Baja. Bilingual travel companion and host, Jorge Meraz, takes the audience 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."

In this episode, we take a look at a famous new skyscraper in Tijuana and interview the architect. Host Jorge Meraz then has a ball at the Tijuana Fair riding the rides and eating the foods. Later, we go to a music festival for the young TJ locals. And lastly, Jorge cooks with the chef at La Querencia making "Baja Med" cuisine, drinking rattlesnake tequila, and eating freshly hunted wildlife.

"Crossing South" is on Facebook.

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