Travel Blogs from Medina
... and rain. As the hail started, I laid in bed with my fingers crossed that nothing would happen to the big picture window. After a bit I was able to go back to sleep. When we surveyed the area the next morning, we did not see any damage just lots of tree limbs, leaves and pecans everywhere. There was supposed to be another round of storms in the evening, but they must have skirted us since all we got was a few sprinkles and a little ...
... Cowboy Artists of America, a group of artists who wish to perpetuate memory and culture of the Old West though art as typified by artists such as Remington and Charles Russell. Among other things, this art association conducts a trail ride and campout each year to have fun and stay in touch with the cowboy culture and give authenticity to their artwork. Although the affiliation ...
... nice moisture.
The hike steepens, much like our trails near our home in Helena. We just went a quarter mile farther here, since we did over three miles yesterday and frankly, I was tired.
We had passed some clear, green ponds that looked like they held lots of bass. I could see them rising as we watched. We met up with one Birder who was observing an orange-capped warbler of some sort. He had a cool Labradoodle pup ...
... the East to the Bird Blind and spent a few minutes watching the birdies. I got a few interesting shots there. Then back to camp we went.
The campground has only thirty sites. When we arrived, only about five or six were occupied, but as the day wore on, I'd guess that it's now about half full. There's a mixture of tenters, Class As and other smaller RVs. It was in the eighties today, so I spent a short ...
Maples that are here now and covered this area when it was much
wetter and cooler. Most were wiped out during the last ice age, those
that survived did so in these narrow valleys. The rangers tell that
in late October and November you can expect to see cars backed-up
some 3 miles waiting to enter the park! Leaf-peepers! They are
everywhere! The gold of the maples, the red of the oaks, add some
green from the ...