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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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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 - 7:00 AM    "Bolivia: The Cold Desert Frontier" Our journey to the highest desert in the world begins in Potos�, in southwestern Bolivia. At 12,000 feet above sea level, it is the highest city in the world. The indigenous people of this high cold desert have used llama trains for thousands of years to transport the salt harvested in the area's dry lakebeds. D
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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Bolivia: The Cold Desert Frontier" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Ancient Peoples of the High Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Bolivia: Volcanoes, Flamingos, and Salt Lakes" (PLUS)
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Friday, Apr 26, 2013 - 7:00 AM "River Runs Dry" (PLUS)
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Monday, Apr 29, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Cactus Capital of the World" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Tehuacan: A Spanish Legacy" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Oaxaca: Footsteps In Tradition" (PLUS)
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Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Shadows of the Ancients" (PLUS)
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Friday, May 3, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Visiting Ancient Mayo Lands" (PLUS)
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Monday, May 6, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Baja Journeys: Volcanoes/Oceans" (PLUS)
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