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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, Aug 20, 2012 - 7:00 AM
"Royal Road to the Final Outpost"
The third installment of the trip along El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro includes a visit to Hildago del Parral, and its monument to the famous soldier of Mexican independence, Pancho Villa. Nearby Santa Barbara, also along the original route, is a festive sight with deep, proud roots to the ancient Royal Road. El Paso del Norte marks the passage of the route across the border into the U.S. D
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Monday, Aug 20, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Royal Road to the Final Outpost" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Goat Packing in the Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Wyoming's Red Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Heart of a Pueblo" (PLUS)
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Friday, Aug 24, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Gateway to the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Monday, Aug 27, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Treasures of the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Ancient Secrets of the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Life Along The Rio Sonora" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Bats Among Us" (PLUS)
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Friday, Aug 31, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Grand Canyon, The Human Touch" (PLUS)
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