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Sleep Under the Most Beautiful Skies in Texas . . . Uniquely Big Bend

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Featuring Uniquely Big Bend Beautiful Night Skies. Over here in Big Bend, West Texas, we have views in abundance. When the sun sets it may surprise some that the views – even in “darkness” – is something to see. Something to witness, admire, and be in utter awe of. It is a world beyond your […]

Guest Post: The Diamond-Beaked Rockpecker

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~ Originally Published on Elizabeth A Garcia’s blog: September 11, 2014 ~ It started as a starry-eyed love for the Rio Grande and the jaw-dropping scenery that surrounds it. Before I knew it, I was buying a river rafting outfit. Having a company that exists to help people have fun has got to be the […]

Big Bend National Park: Inspiration on Instagram

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“Big Bend National park is preserved, protected, and almost as wild as the day it was made. It’s the essence of Texas as we like to think of it — a gift to Texas and a gift to the nation.” ~ a dear quote I love from Big Bend National Park Impressions (Farcountry Press). Have […]

Guest Blog: Coming Home

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~ Originally Published on Elizabeth A Garcia’s blog: July 10, 2013 ~ When I first decided to get away for a while, I only meant to experience the west, not have it invade my heart and soul. Somewhere on the list of national parks and other places I couldn’t wait to visit was a vague […]

Ocotillo Obsession Series 01. Vibrant Blooms

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In this first of my “Ocotillo Obsession” series,  I am featuring my progressive shots of the vibrant ocotillo blooms. OCOTILLO Fouquieria splendens Origin of “Ocotillo” — Aztec-derived “ocote” refers to a pine that was used to make torches. Therefore the name “ocotillo” refers to a “torch”! Imagine a spring day, in the desert . . […]

Uniquely Big Bend: Alpine Public Library

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On my last post I shared some “Library Love” as well as fond childhood memories. It was a post long overdue. Author, Rita Mae Brown, said it simply and best.   “Oh where, oh where will our libraries go? Oh where, oh where would we be? . . . “ I homeschool two little ones. Nursery rhyming […]

4 Things to Learn on the Most Scenic Road in Texas

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Post by Visit Big Bend.   This “Big Bend Fun Fact” spurs this post on the “Farm to Market Road 1-70.” Locals refer to this stretch of highway lovingly as “River Road” or the “Canyon Road.” It runs along the Rio Grande River, where the opposite shore is a view of the mountain vistas of […]

Marfa Love: Past & Present Contemporary Art in Marfa

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You never know when you’ll need your camera out. Especially in Big Bend Country. A buffalo was on the side of the road one night. It was huge. In my wildest dreams, I would have gotten a picture of that, but actually it was much too intimidating to stop for. Maybe behind the fence, but […]

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Been so behind on things lately - volunteering at our Big Bend Ranch State Park-Texas Parks and Wildlife - spruced up their cover photo & profile pic . . . You would tell me if something's a miss - wouldn't you? . . .
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