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Episode of Desert Speaks

Cruising On The "Mother Road"

Season 16, Episode 6 of 13
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Clad in appropriate leather gear and helmets, host David Yetman and ecologist Yar Petryszyn cruise through the second half of the deserts along Route 66, this time on Harley Davidson motorcycles. This phase of the journey begins in the Petrified Forest near the border of Arizona and New Mexico and traces the "mother road" through the pines of Flagstaff to the Joshua trees of the Mojave Desert. The travelers stop in Winslow, Arizona at the La Posada Inn which has been open since the 1930s. Along the way, they experience the heavy winds (50-60 mph) at the Meteor Crater, visit the ghost town of Oatman, Arizona, catch a glimpse of the rare and elusive "shoe tree" and finish up in the San Bernardino Mountains of California.

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8/29/2012 10:30 p.m. Ready TV
8/30/2012 5:30 a.m. Ready TV
11/20/2012 10:30 p.m. Ready TV
11/21/2012 5:30 a.m. Ready TV
7/29/2013 10:30 p.m. Ready TV
7/30/2013 5:30 a.m. Ready TV
8/21/2014 6:30 p.m. PBS HD
8/21/2014 11 p.m. UA Channel
8/21/2014 11:30 p.m. World
8/22/2014 6 a.m. UA Channel
1/16/2015 6:30 p.m. PBS HD
1/16/2015 11 p.m. UA Channel
1/16/2015 11:30 p.m. World
1/17/2015 PBS HD
1/19/2015 6 a.m. UA Channel
10/6/2015 6:30 p.m. PBS HD
10/6/2015 11 p.m. UA Channel
10/6/2015 11:30 p.m. World
10/7/2015 PBS HD
10/7/2015 6 a.m. UA Channel

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