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Sunrise in El Paso

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The breathtaking colors of the sky just before sunrise while driving on the quiet road from El Paso to Marfa one early morning after the scenic drive sunset viewing.

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Road Trip to Sulphur Springs, Texas

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Sulphur Springs, Texas. It is a nice and welcoming town that is just an hour away to the border with Oklahoma to the North. It was a wonderful day for a road trip for work last week from Houston to Sulphur Springs, which is at least a four-hour drive! My one workmate…

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Traveling around Texas

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We traveled more than 900 miles around Texas in four days. (See the size of Texas in comparison to other places in the world). Two of my workmates and I drove to see client sites and collect field data. We passed through some good-sized cities, and also saw for the first time some…

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Watching Sunset at El Paso Scenic Overlook

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There I stood on the rim of Franklin Mountain in El Paso, TX, at the Murchison Park, overlooking the City of El Paso, TX, USA, New Mexico, USA, and Juarez, Mexico. It was one scene feeling the wind blowing while I was watching the sky changed its colors in just…

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A Night in Crystal Beach

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The Greatest Free Ride in Texas. Galveston-Bolivar Peninsula Ferry Ride. Instead of staying in on Saturday, I wanted to go away from the hustle and bustle, somewhere where I can relax. The beach. So we planned on going to Crystal Beach in Bolivar Peninsula, TX, which is about a two-hour drive…

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South Padre Island view from the Lighthouse

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Port Isabel Lighthouse Today, only five historic lighthouses are left in the Texas coasts along the Gulf of Mexico. The others that have stood the test of time beaconing light from afar had been damaged or demolished. Of these five lights, only one is open to the public, for a…

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Night Time Flying in Texas

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A photo of a stratocumulus cloud formation as seen from the sky at dusk, also showing the curvature of the earth. My pilot friend took me on a night flight between two airports south and southwest of Houston on his new airplane. He was planning to be a flight instructor. He said ‘flying…

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Santa’s Wonderland in Texas

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The Biggest Christmas attraction in the state of Texas that sparkles with over 3 million LED lights, is located in College Station. Santa’s Wonderland sits on 69 acres boasting Santa’s Town, Texas Christmas Village, and the spectacular over a mile long winding trail of lights. And this Christmas season, it…

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Hamilton Pool Preserve

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One of the stops on our trip on thanksgiving weekend was to the Hamilton Pool Preserve in Dripping Springs, Texas, just about 23 miles north of Austin off Highway 71. From the parking lot we hiked less than a mile through a kind of a rugged terrain, hilly and rocky, but…

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Fall Foliage Colors

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One of the reasons I wanted to go to the Travis County Park was to see the fall foliage colors along our way. In Texas, at least along our route, and maybe because of this time of the year, there was not much however we still see some of the beautiful foliage. Still…