PBS TRAVEL SHOW TAKES A DEEPER DIVE INTO SANTA

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April 3, 2018

Go mountain biking, hiking and experience Santa Fe’s history, culture and cuisine with two episodes of “Travels with Darley” broadcast Saturdays at 3:30 pm April 28th and May 19th on New Mexico PBS.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico will be featured in two half hour episodes on New Mexico PBS and PBS stations across the nation as part of a new season of Travels with Darley. The series, which can be seen in over 96% of the USA on PBS stations, features Santa Fe alongside such destinations as Tokyo, Hong Kong, Martinique and Great Britain and the experiences Emmy-nominated TV host Darley Newman uncovered may surprise area viewers.

Travels with Darley follows TV host Darley Newman, who also hosts the longtime Equitrekking series, in beautiful, awe-inspiring places as she experiences what gives each destination its authentic “sense of place” . . . all with the help of local residents. Each episode introduces millions of U.S. and global viewers to food, nature, art, music, history, attractions and adventure, showcasing what makes each location truly unique. This season brings the series to 30 half hours and also includes an episode filmed in New Mexico along the Continental Divide Trail, which features a stop at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe. This “New Mexico’s Continental Divide Trail” episode broadcasts on Saturday, April 21st at 3:30pm on New Mexico PBS.

“We were welcomed by locals who shared their passion for the rich food, architecture, crafts and traditions of Santa Fe, which are truly special,” said Newman. “Santa Fe has a breadth of diversity for travelers of all tastes and budgets. I particularly like that you can enjoy art and architecture downtown and within a short drive be immersed in nature. Many of the experiences we’re showcasing in these episodes are accessible to all skill levels, whether you’re an avid hiker or mountain biker or just a novice looking to enjoy some time outside.”

The Santa Fe Arts & Culture episode broadcasts on Saturday, April 28 at 3:30 pm on New Mexico PBS (KNME-HD 5.1). Darley starts out in downtown Santa Fe, exploring art, history and architecture, but then takes viewers further afield to enjoy Japanese culture and relaxation at Ten Thousand Waves Spa Resort and for a road trip along the historic Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway. Viewers also get an insider’s tour of Bonanza Creek Ranch, where many Hollywood movies have been filmed, and a taste of Santa Fe’s vibrant food scene at the Santa Fe Farmer’s Market with Executive Chef Kai Autenrieth of TERRA restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado. 60 Second Episode Promo30 Second Episode Promo. 

Santa Fe Adventures broadcasts on Saturday, May 19th at 3:30pm with a special look at Santa Fe’s adventure travel scene. Darley and local guides lead viewers mountain biking in the Santa Fe National Forest, hiking at Diablo Canyon and Tsankawi Prehistoric Site, a lesser visited outpost of Bandelier National Monument. Santa Fe’s rich history is revealed along parts of the historic El Camino Real at El Rancho de las Golodrinas living history museum. Darley also meets Sunrise Springs Spa Resort’s Chef Rocky Durham to taste New Mexico ingredients and takes a trip to Chimayó to meet local weaver Robert Ortega before tasting Chimayó chile with Restaurateur Florence Jaramillo at the James Beard Award-Winning Rancho de Chimayó Restaurante.
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“It is very exciting to see these television episodes highlight the great outdoor adventures, arts and culture, and rich history that we have to offer,” said Santa Fe County Manager, Katherine Miller.

Online, viewers can also experience Santa Fe through special video shorts on “Travels with Darley’s” channels on AOL and MSN and watch episode previews at https://eqkk.us/lnpl.

About Darley Newman:
Darley is a travel influencer, entrepreneur and popular TV and digital personality, watched by hundreds of millions of fans on PBS, AOL, Amazon Prime and on networks in over 85 nations. She received back-to-back North American Travel Journalist Awards for Best Travel Broadcast for her Emmy-winning Equitrekking series and the Merit Award for Best Travel Book, and has also received five Emmy Award nominations for hosting, writing and producing, alongside Ellen DeGeneres, and Stephen Colbert, who showcased her on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report. Started in 2014 as a popular web series on AOL, Amazon, Huffington Post and MSN Travel (where the series is a Featured Partner), Travels with Darley debuted on PBS in January 2016. Darley also frequently appears on NBC’s TODAY and The Weather Channel.
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