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The series showcases the landscapes, peoples. and history of the Americas. David Yetman, longtime host of The Desert Speaks, hosts.

TV Schedule

Peru: A Train to The Clouds #106 [TV-G]
Dave Yetman hops on the train to the indigenous city of Huancayo, high on the Altiplano of the Andes.

  • KET2 Wednesday, April 15 at 9:30 am EDT

Hawaii's Big Island: The Volcanos' Gifts #107 [TV-G]
David Yetman climbs over old and new lava flows to observe new lands emerging from the ocean. At night manta rays flock to the newly created seafloor of the Kona Coast.

  • KET2 Wednesday, April 22 at 9:30 am EDT

Chiloe and Chilotes: Proud Islanders of Chile #108 [TV-G]
Chilotes demonstrate their traditions of food, towns, and society that extend back well before the arrival of Europeans.

  • KET2 Wednesday, April 29 at 9:30 am EDT

The Cry for Mexican Independence #109 [TV-G]
On September 16 each year, Mexicans from all parts of the Republic flock to the small city of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato to commemorate the "Grito," the call for independence from Spain.

  • KET2 Wednesday, May 6 at 9:30 am EDT

Peru: People of the Altiplano #110 [TV-G]
David learns about the fascinating past and present of the Quechua people in the Peruvian highlands.

  • KET2 Wednesday, May 13 at 9:30 am EDT

Abc Islands: The Dutch Legacy in the Caribbean #301 [TV-G]
The colonial buildings of Curacao and the incomparable marine life Bonaire are showcased.

  • KET2 Wednesday, May 20 at 9:30 am EDT

Bahian Reconcavo of Brazil: Quilombos, Candomble, and the Mata Atlantica #302 [TV-G]
The distinct culture and heritage of Reconcavo and the Atlantic Forest of Brazil are highlighted.

  • KET2 Wednesday, May 27 at 9:30 am EDT

Colombia: Capital & Coffee #303 [TV-G]
Bogota's mass transit system and the history of the world's most popular beverage are explored.

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 3 at 9:30 am EDT

Sierra Nevada and the Making of California #304 [TV-G]
The origins of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and its weather influence on California are explored.

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 10 at 9:30 am EDT

Brazil's Land of Sand #305 [TV-G]
Vast sand dunes, some the size of small mountains, line long stretches of Brazil's northeast coast.

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 17 at 9:30 am EDT

Lake Superior: Circling The Sweet Water Ocean #306 [TV-G]
Lake Superior, the world's largest lake, supports thousands of residents along its forested shores.

  • KET2 Wednesday, June 24 at 9:30 am EDT

Nicaragua: Land of the Shaking Earth Emerges #307 [TV-G]
Nicaragua promotes its diversity of cultures, Spanish colonial heritage, and natural wonders.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 1 at 9:30 am EDT

Pernambuco: Brazil's Other Carnival #308 [TV-G]
The carnival in Recife, Brazil's fifth largest city, features joyous parades, dances, and costumes.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 8 at 9:30 am EDT

Cuetzalan: The Celebration of San Francisco #309 [TV-G]
Fiestas and ancient rituals honor the Franciscan priests who journeyed to Cuetzalan 500 years ago.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 15 at 9:30 am EDT

Alaska: The Wilderness of the Volcanoes #310 [TV-G]
Two of Alaska's vast national parks, Lake Clark and Katmai, boast a heritage of volcanic activity.

  • KET2 Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 9:30 am EDT
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