It’s hard to believe we’ve been on the road for three years now. It seems like just yesterday that we embarked on this journey to explore our beautiful country on March 1, 2012. How time flies! And here we are three years later, continuing to make wonderful memories along the way.
The Rio Grande Valley (RGV) is reputedly one of the nation’s top spots for bird-watching. What the valley lacks in breathtaking views and warm winter weather, it makes up for in its array of bird species – some of which are seen only in this area. RGV is nestled into the tip of South Texas, with the Rio Grande River running along its […]
If you visit the Rio Grande Valley (also referred to as the RGV) with the idea of enjoying beautiful scenic vistas, then you probably picked the wrong place. There’s really no “oohing” or “aahing” when you look around as you explore and drive. Instead, you’ll see a valley plotted into RV parks and shopping malls, and grapefruit and onion fields – all protected by the ubiquitous […]
While Steve was busy ticking items off his long list of winter maintenance for Betsy, I continued to “terrorize the local birds”, as he likes to describe it. When your home base is at Riviera, Texas, fishing and birding are pretty much the order of the day. If those activities aren’t your cup of tea, you might as well just drive […]
They say everything in Texas is big, and one of the things the state is known for is its super-sized ranches. The size of the state itself lends it perfectly to the industry of raising cattle. The massive King Ranch in southern Texas – covering more area than the state of Rhode Island, and with more acreage than Dallas, Houston and San Antonio combined – […]