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Trip to Southwest Texas

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FC: Southwest Texas | Dawn & Tom - April 2013

1: Big Bend National Park is a treasure of vast and varied landscape in an area known as the Trans-Pecos.. Seemingly yet to be discovered by most - that WILL change soon. We spent a week in the desert, the Chisos mountains and along the Rio Grande, all a part of Big Bend National Park. Then we visited some small towns in TX and NM. | Big Bend Desert in Bloom

2: Big Bend National Park in southwest Texas. The desert is alive with spring blooms and wildlife.

5: Cacti & Wildflowers | Bluebonnet, Prickly Pear, Purple Mat, Prickly Poppy, Claret Cup

8: Giant Dagger Yucca Forest

10: Dagger Yucca

11: Thunderstorm Tornado and Hail

12: Never underestimate the power of Mother Nature!

14: Rio Grande

17: Chisos Mountains | We spent two nights at the lodge and experienced a 20 degree daytime temperature change.

18: Painting en plein air and learning a lot about changing light, wind and to create a checklist of needed supplies...masking tape!!! | I took almost 600 photos. Stay tuned for desert landscapes to soon be created. Many opportunities to create thumbnails and journal entries.

20: We loved the hikes in the cooler temperatures of the Chisos. The second morning we awoke to fog!

23: More Chisos | Beautiful days and evenings

25: WILDLIFE | Birding paradise!

26: Terlingua BBQ | Locals eat here! | Texas Truck parked out front. | Top 50 rating | KIVA

27: "You're travelin' to Texas. Ya gotta eat bbq. I don't give a shit for your food issues or your indigestion, so don't wuss out. Make me really envious." This page is for you Jerry! | To quote a friend:

28: Reminders of the Past | Strong people and hard lives.

30: Santa Elena Canyon | The time to explore is now

32: MARFA | Paisano Hotel

35: Fort Davis

37: Las Vegas, NM | Plaza

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  • Title: Trip to Southwest Texas
  • The area known as the Trans Pecos, including Big Bend and nearby towns.
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  • Published: almost 6 years ago