Sea Turtle, Inc. – South Padre Island, TX

I love sea turtles! It started on a visit to Hawaii when I met one of these beautiful creatures face to face while snorkeling. It was love at first sight! So of course, I had to visit Sea Turtle, Inc. on our recent visit to South Padre Island. I didn’t know what to expect, but…

Travel Destination: South Padre Island, Texas

Our first beach stop on our recent Texas road trip was in South Padre Island, Texas. We both loved this location with a quiet town (during non-peak tourist season), beautiful beaches, and several fun activities we enjoyed. Our hotel was at the north end of the island with a beautiful view of the gulf. I…

Travel Destination: Big Bend National Park

The first destination in our South Texas Road Trip was Big Bend National Park. Located in a remote part of southern Texas, Big Bend got its name because of its location on the bend of the Rio Grande. It is the 15th largest national park, and one of the biggest in the lower states. I…

Sunrise on Galveston Island

We just returned from a wonderful road trip adventure through southern Texas. Over seventeen days we explored Big Bend National Park, South Padre Island, Rockport, and Galveston Island. Our focus was on nature areas, preserves, parks, and of course the beaches. Below is one of my favorite photos. I look forward to sharing more of…

LAPC: Closer and Closer – Horseshoe Bend

On the way home from our Utah parks adventure last May, we stopped in Page, AZ for the night. A site worth visiting is Horseshoe Bend. When I saw the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Closer and Closer, I knew this was the perfect time to post my photos of this amazing attraction. From the City of…