Regency Inn Del Rio
Travel Blogs from Del Rio
Here we are back on the road, we had such a great time this past week. If you ever travel to Texas go to Terlingua, it is really a lot of fun. If you are bored there it would be your own fault.
I see that no one knew the answer to my question about the picture below or no one cared.
So, I will let you know what it is, Jim and I thought it was a hummingbird because it acts like one. See below, I thought this was interesting.
A long drive again today, about 5-6 hrs Not much to see out here, we stopped and had a little picnic lunch, semi after semi going past...... the scenery is not that nice, David said it is starting to remind him of crossing the Nullabor .... gone is the green vegetation ... Hello desert. Relaxed at our hotel for a little while, before heading out for dinner to yet another fantastic Mexican restaurant. Right next door to the hotel so no more driving ...
... have waited a long time for. A visit to the Frio Bat Caves! We
arrived at the appointed gate well before sunset and waited for our
guide to lead us to the cave. Our meeting time came and went, still
no guide! I was about to give up when a couple from Colorado showed
up with the combination to the gate. A friend had set them up for an
evening at the caves and they seemed kind of glad to have run on to
someone there to share it ...
... we went with the same ranger on a star giving tour right from the campground. The ranger even told us how to survive living in the canyon for about three days – very interesting.
This canyon steps back in time to when the dinosaurs roamed when ice age hunters pursued big game with stone tipped spears and lived in rock shelters. Their artisans used paint ground down from stones and other ingredients and painted mural ...
Left Guadalupe Mountains & travelled down through Marfa to Presidio, which is on the Mexican border. From there we travelled the Farm to Market 170 road which follows the Rio Grande river. Someone had told us about this road & we were glad they did, the scenery was stunning. Went through Lajitas & Terlingua & in to Big Bend National Park where we camped at Chisos Basin campground. The drive to there was every bit as spectacular as our earlier ...