"Into America’s West" features New Mexico this week on the Travel Channel. The one-hour program is scheduled for Thursday (May 22, 2008) at 11 p.m. and rebroadcast Saturday (May 24, 2008) at 6 p.m. on the Travel Channel. Be sure to check local listings.
Emmy Award Winner Jeff Corwin’s trail of discovery and adventure shows off the state of New Mexico to an international audience.
Corwin and his crew explore the Land of Enchantment with a visit to the Taos Pueblo, a National Historic Landmark and World Heritage Site, a ride on the Sandia Peak Tram, and a snowmobile race through Red River Ski Area. Corwin gives viewers a close look at a den of Western Diamondback Rattlesnakes after he climbs inside a rock cave. He also photographs and shows off a huge Gila Monster.
Wearing a cowboy hat, Corwin saddles up, rides a horse and ropes a few steer at a New Mexican ranch. The show viewers on a tour to White Sands where Corwin shows off beetles, insects and turtles. Later, he races through the Taos Box on a guided whitewater rafting adventure. The show also takes viewers to Santa Fe.
During the program, Corwin floats over the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge in a colorful hot air balloon. Viewers also watch as Corwin’s crews relax during an afternoon soak at Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa.
For more information on the program visit http://www.TravelChannel.com