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Travelscope: Port Aransas, Texas - Fun On The Texas Coast

Airs Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: In Port Aransas, Texas, Joseph Rosendo tries his hand at fishing.

Propelled by a national Emmy nomination and multiple Telly Awards in 2010, the fifth season of TRAVELSCOPE takes the series to new heights with trips to exotic destinations in Rwanda, Guatemala and Istanbul, and also to much-beloved spots in Switzerland, Ireland and Greece.

Host Joseph Rosendo's open-hearted and welcoming personality invites viewers to join him on his cultural discoveries around the world. In its fifth season, TRAVELSCOPE stays true to its mission of illustrating the enduring truth in Mark Twain’s quote, "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness."

Visit the TRAVELSCOPE blog for more cultural discoveries from around the world.

"Port Aransas, Texas - Fun On The Texas Coast" - Joseph breaks away from heat for a cooling and relaxing stay among the gentle gulf breezes of the South Texas Coast. In every season the pleasures are easy in this laid back Southern town where often the best thing to do is nothing.

The active visitor has plenty to keep them busy and Joseph tries his hand at swimming, fishing, kayaking, crawfish shucking and dancing a two step or three. In keeping with his joy of lifelong learning, he hops aboard a University of Texas research vessel for a cruise of the bay and a look it's denizens of the deep.

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Preview: Travelscope: Port Aransas, Texas - Fun On The Texas Coast

Above: In this episode, host Joseph Rosendo breaks away from heat for a cooling and relaxing stay among the gentle gulf breezes of the South Texas Coast.

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Series Preview: Travelscope, Season Five

Above: Propelled by a national Emmy nomination and multiple Telly Awards in 2010, the fifth season of TRAVELSCOPE takes the series to new heights with trips to exotic destinations in Rwanda, Guatemala and Istanbul, and also to much-beloved spots in Switzerland, Ireland and Greece.