Tips for walking The Camino Part 1

Here is first post of my tips for walking The Camino, or really for any long trek.  More to come as I have time to post. There is no right way or wrong way; choose what works for you. There are many paths to Santiago de Compostella and there are many ways to get there.  You can... Continue Reading →

Walking the Camino

In April 2015, I journeyed to Spain to walk the Camino Frances with my mom. We walked from Leon to Santiago de Compostella, spent time in Fisterre and walked on to Muxia.  Being able to take this time with mom was so wonderful.  The Camino is a pilgrimage walk to to the cathedral in Santiago... Continue Reading →

West Texas Art

While traveling in West Texas in January, I came across lots of great public/street art.  I like street art and reuse art and look for it whenever I travel. The largest set is a trail of art called "One Man's Junk Art Trail" and is outside Alpine, Texas.   Read more about the artist, Harry Weekley... Continue Reading →

Big Bend Ranch State Park

Big Bend Ranch State Park- the Other Side of Nowhere!   While many people are familiar with Big Bend National Park, fewer people are familiar with the Texas State Park that is located near the National Park.  Big Bend Ranch State Park is about half the size of the National park and is also about the same... Continue Reading →

Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park is one of my favorite places in Texas. I have been fortunate enough to visit several times during Thanksgiving on trips with the Austin Sierra Club.  Big Bend National Park covers 801,163 acres and is located on Texas- Mexico Boarder at the "bend" in the Rio Grande.  It is a special... Continue Reading →

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