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The Desert Speaks

THE DESERT SPEAKS is an Emmy award-winning series focusing on desert regions around the world. Much more than a nature documentary, THE DESERT SPEAKS presents stories about the people, cultures, plants, animals and geological features encountered on travel adventures in deserts near and far away. Host David Yetman is a research scientist at the University of Arizona's Southwest Center and is a nationally known author and accomplished photographer who specializes in the plants, geography and people of northwestern Mexico. Using boats, bikes and burros, Yetman takes viewers from Bolivia to Baja California, bringing his boundless enthusiasm, energy and knowledge to . . .

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Monday, Oct 23, 2017 - 8:00 AM    "Sea to Sky: Along An Incan Road" Sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes are enigmatic remains of pre-Incan cultures, with vast rock art sites, colossal effigies etched into the nearly lifeless desert and burial sites that lay forgotten under the arid land for centuries. Examine these ruins and remains before venturing to the skies for a bird's-eye view of the famed Nazca lines. These mysterious drawings in the desert floor are astonishing in their creativity and size, with images of hummingbirds, monkeys and parrots hundreds of feet long and perfectly proportioned and geometric shapes that extend for miles. D
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Monday, Oct 23, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Sea to Sky: Along An Incan Road" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Peru's Canyon of the Condor" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Desolation Canyon River Journey" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Living Traditions of the Tohono O'Odham" (PLUS)
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Friday, Oct 27, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Origins of a Royal Road" (PLUS)
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Monday, Oct 30, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Royal Road Across The Frontier" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Royal Road to the Final Outpost" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Goat Packing in the Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Wyoming's Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Nov 3, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Heart of a Pueblo" (PLUS)
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