Salt Lake …La Sal del Rey

 La Sal del Rey, or “the King’s Salt,” is one of three naturally occurring salt lakes in South Texas. Sitting atop an estimated four million tons of salt, these hypersaline lakes are seven times saltier than the ocean. Definitely an interesting place to visit. The maybe a bit over half a mile to the Lake […]

Save Santa Ana / Community Hike

The group that is trying to save the wildlife refuge from the borderwall had a community hike at the refuge explaining to the public the impact the wall would have and raising awareness  and giving advice on who to contact. From what I gathered almost the entire breeding population ( about 80 animals ) of […]

International Museum of Art & Science, McAllen,TX

I wish there would be a rating for Museums or a warning of sorts before paying the entrance fee. Not that this was a bad venue but it’s more something for families/ children than for 2 adults. The entrance fee of $7 should have been a hint. They had a nice exhibit including a special […]

McAllen Tamale Fest

Part of exploring a new area is not knowing what to expect… I saw an advertisement for the McAllen Tamale Fest in the paper and we decided to check it out. When we got there we saw it was a smaller kind of festival so we parked and walked over. The entire festival consisted of […]