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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: 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, July 30 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, August 6 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, August 13 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, August 20 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, August 27 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, September 3 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, September 10 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, September 17 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, September 24 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, October 1 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, October 8 at 9:30 am EDT
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