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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

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 at 9:30 am EDT

Reefs, Ruins, and Revivals: Belize's Melting Pot #401 [TV-G]
Belize has world-class archaeological sites, vast tracts of intact rain forest, and some of the world's richest marine treasures.

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

Yakima: The Quest for Hops #402 [TV-G]
David visits Yakima, Washington where nearly all of the hops in the United States are cultivated.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 5 at 9:30 am EDT

Panama's Wild West #403 [TV-G]
The Azuero Peninsula in Panama is home to very different traditions, landscapes, and people.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 12 at 9:30 am EDT

Argentina's Route 40: from the Steppes to The Lake #404 [TV-G]
In Patagonia, all roads lead to San Carlos Bariloche, the crown jewel of Ruta 40 (Route Forty).

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 19 at 9:30 am EDT

Heart of the Wilderness: Wyoming's Wind River Rang #405 [TV-G]
The Wind River Range in western Wyoming is the state's largest mountain range.

  • KET2 Wednesday, August 26 at 9:30 am EDT

From Vaquejada to Jangada: Into Rural Ceara, Brazil #406 [TV-G]
A small state in Brazil's dry northeast, Ceara is home to a variety of interesting traditions.

  • KET2 Wednesday, September 2 at 9:30 am EDT

Bogota to The Amazaon: A Trip Across Columbia #407 [TV-G]

  • KET2 Wednesday, September 9 at 9:30 am EDT

Gift of the Andes: Mendoza, Argentina, and Its Wines #408 [TV-G]

  • KET2 Wednesday, September 16 at 9:30 am EDT

Coffee and Culture In Oaxaca #409 [TV-G]

  • KET2 Wednesday, September 23 at 9:30 am EDT

Favelas & Samba: Brazil #410 [TV-G]

  • KET2 Wednesday, September 30 at 9:30 am EDT
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