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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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Friday, Aug 17, 2012 - 8:00 AM    "Royal Road Across The Frontier" In the second part of the journey along the ancient highway, learn about the traditional hot springs of Aguas Calientes that gave the ancient traveler a brief respite from the dry, dusty roads. While the springs no longer exist, the town still marks the boundary between the lush green landscape behind and the dry dangerous desert frontier that looms ahead. The first stop in the desert is the mining town of Zacatecas. D
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Friday, Aug 17, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Royal Road Across The Frontier" (PLUS)
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Monday, Aug 20, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Royal Road to the Final Outpost" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Goat Packing in the Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Wyoming's Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Heart of a Pueblo" (PLUS)
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Friday, Aug 24, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Gateway to the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Monday, Aug 27, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Treasures of the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Ancient Secrets of the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Life Along The Rio Sonora" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Bats Among Us" (PLUS)
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