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“Thosands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity.

John Muir

“Not all those who wander are lost”

J.R.R. Tolkien

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People of the Pecos-Part 3- the People of Today, Del Rio, Val Verde County, Texas

On this trip we stayed in Del Rio Texas, a modern town of 36,000. It had most anything you needed and is a major international crossing from the United States to Mexico. The area we travelled in on this trip is dominated by the Amistad International Reservoir. A joint American-Mexican project, Amistad Dam created thisContinue reading “People of the Pecos-Part 3- the People of Today, Del Rio, Val Verde County, Texas”

The People of the Pecos-Part 2- The Old Settlers, Langtry, Val Verde County, Texas

Seminole Canyon got it’s name not from the Indian Tribe, they lived in Florida, but from soldiers. The Seminole Nation, while in Florida, welcomed runaway slaves into their tribe. When the Seminole people were forced west many of those who were black Seminole relocated to Mexico so they would not be captured and sold asContinue reading “The People of the Pecos-Part 2- The Old Settlers, Langtry, Val Verde County, Texas”

The People of the Pecos-Part 1-The Ancient Indians-Seminole Canyon, Comstock, Val Verde County, Texas

Ah it’s my birthday…….again. I wish they would stop coming. They are starting to pile up. This one was number 65. I have been looking over maps of hiking spots in Texas since we moved here and Seminole Canyon had always been on the bucket list. Just close enough to wonder but still too farContinue reading “The People of the Pecos-Part 1-The Ancient Indians-Seminole Canyon, Comstock, Val Verde County, Texas”

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