Series Information

Web site:


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

TV Schedule

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, October 22 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, October 29 at 9:30 am EST

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, November 5 at 9:30 am EST

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, November 12 at 9:30 am EST

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, November 19 at 9:30 am EST

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

  • KET2 Wednesday, November 26 at 9:30 am EST

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, December 3 at 9:30 am EST

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, December 10 at 9:30 am EST

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, December 17 at 9:30 am EST

Tultepec: Mexico's Skyrocket Central #201 [TV-G]
The city of Tultepec, a suburb of Mexico City, celebrates each March with a display of fireworks.

  • KET2 Wednesday, December 24 at 9:30 am EST

In The Shadow of the Volcanoes: Chile's Melting Pot #202 [TV-G]
Mapuche Indians and German and Italian immigrant communities are visited in Southern Chile.

  • KET2 Wednesday, December 31 at 9:30 am EST
List all episodes


Official web site:

More Like This

Close this window