S: Blessings to You this Season!
BC: We wish you a joyous Christmas season and a blessed New Year! Love from Steve and Melanie
FC: Our Photo Album Gift to You December 2010
1: From desolate desert to mountainous cliffs and breathtaking vistas, Big Bend is one of the most unique places we have ever visited. We visit again and again because there are extraordinary qualities about this place that cannot be matched. We hope you enjoy our photo journal of a few of the many things we experienced this November 2010.
2: Sierra del Carmen with full moon rising at sunset
3: Sierra del Carmen, Rio Grande in Boquillas Canyon, early sunset, from Sunset Hill.
4: Sunrise over Rio Grande Campground
5: A Coyote along the road to our camp | A shy javelina scampers up the hill
6: Roadrunner on Pinnacle Trail | Deer on Pinnacle Trail
7: Sierra del Carmen Vista from Sunset Hill
8: The beautiful Rio Grande River is the boundary between Mexico and Texas and gives life to flora & fauna in Big Bend - a delicate balance.
9: A Variety of cacti, vegetation, and rock formations paint the landscape of Big Bend.
10: Chisos Mountains
11: Chisos Mountains from Sunset Hill
12: Santa Elena Canyon - the closest point in Big Bend between Texas and Mexico. | Mexico | Texas
14: Lost Mine Trail - The Saddle View
16: Lost Mine Trail - Hike up to the Red Rock
17: Lost Mine Trail - the summit of the Red Rock - what a view!
18: Big Bend has a least 65 known varieties of cacti. | Dasyliron Leophyllum2 | Echinocereus Enneacanthus | Agave Harvardiana
19: Century Plant | Sotol Plant