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... My husband was nice enough to drive me all over looking for it. Totally worth the drive, plus, the countryside is beautiful. He said he wasn't giddy about it but I don't believe him. Who wouldn't want to see Matthew McConaughey's ranch??? Proof that people hate Midwestern weather: Our cavern tour guide was from Wisconsin and my cab driver was a retired guy from Omaha. I have to agree with ...
... like this is quite an elevation change!
According to the historical markers, it was a much larger town in the past. There aren't many houses left here now. The rv park is where the town bank once stood. The owner manged to save the bank steps. The post office is next door, so I guess you could call this area the downtown of Hermleigh.
Surrounding the town is ...
... kayaking on the Llano River from Robinson Park.
The yellow rumped warbler, cedar waxwing, and others were beginning to
make their appearance even though the weather has made things a little
difficult for these creatures.
We were also fortunate one day to
spot a snipe on the river bank. Robert spotted it and took awhile to
find it because it was so well hidden in the vegetation along the river
bank. Robert ...
... and they had an emergency number for the ranger on call. Ranger Black answered the phone and was as nice as could be. He instructed us how to get in and where the best campsites were. We settled in and ate pizza and watched Jack the Giant Slayer. Yep. Roughing it at its finest.
The next morning Scott and I ventured down a trail. ...
... little ranch at their base, and it looks like an ant.
So I couldn't shake the feeling that they were alive.
What I could't decide is if their flowing arms were doing yoga, or waving in distress.
I took a movie, just to try to capture the infinity of them, but between the wind and the camera constantly having to try to adjust to ever farther distances it's pretty rough.