"Chasing Che, a ten-week series making its US premiere on V-me Tuesday, September 4 at 4:00pm(ET)/1:00pm(PT) gives viewers a fresh and entertaining perspective on travel and history.
More than 50 years after the journeys of Guevara and his friend, Alberto Granados, two young Latin Americans retrace their path. Over 13,000 kilometers through the same pampas, rivers and mountains, the adventurers begin a life-changing journey, following the route described in the book and film, The Motorcycle Diaries. As the two young riders compare the realities of present-day Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Venezuela to Che and Granado's observations a new South America will be reveled. How far has it come and where is it headed?
With Chasing Che V-me fulfills its mission to U.S. Latinos - with innovative programming that reveals new perspectives and information. Developed by National Geographic Adventure, Chasing Che unleashes the spirited adventurer in all of us with exhilarating stories and stunning imagery. V-me is presented locally by public TV stations in many cities as a digital broadcast and on basic cable and nationally on DISH Network Ch 9414 and DISHLatino Ch 846. Check your local listings for more information."