Welcome to the official Episode 1 of The Time Travelin’ Texican. In Episode 1, I take a look at early European exploration, including a brief glance at the Portuguese, and how the Spanish ended up sending Columbus to find a new route to Asia. Instead of India, he landed on the Bahamas. Episode 1 also talks about the early Spanish exploration of the Gulf Coast, including the ill-fated trip of Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, who ended up almost accidentally exploring the Trans-Pecos region. Episode 1 also briefly discusses the Jumano and Apache Indians.
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Look for the next episode on Wednesday May the 27th….
For a Transcript of Episode 1, please go HERE