Overnight under a full moon on the South Rim of Big Bend National Park

“You can more or less take your pick of campsites”, said Interpretive Park Ranger Jennette Jurado at Panther Junction park headquarters, when I checked in to book a primitive campsite in the High Chisos. It was 4 pm on a Saturday. I had travelled 117 miles from Alpine, and I reckoned I would need up […]

Viva El Paso!

     ©iStockphoto.com/DenisTagneyJr Downtown El Paso at dusk Encouraged by an article by local historian  Lonn Taylor in the Big Bend Sentinel http://bigbendnow.com/2013/02/rambling-boy-32/ I took off to check for myself. El Paso always seems busy, thanks to Interstate 10 running straight through downtown. The economy is growing, if slowly, helped by the presence of a 32,000 […]