Our final days in Texas – the Davis Mountains

Acorn Woodpecker

After gazing into the night sky and peering through telescopes while star-partying, it was time to come back to earth and move on.  Our home base at Davis Mountains State Park was nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Davis Mountains, with the historic town of Fort Davis only 4 miles away.  The total absence of internet and phone connectivity, along with many days of nice […]

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Hitting the trails at Big Bend NP

Chisos Prickly Pear

Seeing Big Bend National Park by car gave us some broad impressions, but it wasn’t until we pulled on our hiking boots and followed some trails that we could really let the beautiful surroundings engulf us.  Hiking is always our favorite way to experience places up close, and with hundreds of miles of opportunities to choose from, we couldn’t wait to get out there.

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