The Desert Speaks

Passions of the Pitaya

Passport Season 17 Episode 9 | 26m 20s

Travel with host David Yetman and Mexican ecologist Alberto Búrquez to an area southwest of Guadalajara, Mexico where locals celebrate an annual festival dedicated to tasty Pitaya cactus fruit. Once used as a source of water for natives, the Pitaya has now become a reason to celebrate.

Aired: 01/31/19

Rating: TV-PG

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