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 […]

Palo Alto Battlefield

The official Webasite https://www.nps.gov/paal/index.htm One thing that is amazing about the Rio Grande Valley  is that if you drive 1 hour in either direction the landscape  changes.  We had this event bookedmarked on Facebook for a while and left early to go and see the “living history” presentation at the Battlfield. The Volunteers showed  how to […]

Rescaca Vieja Trail

We went back to Benston State Park. It saddens me to have read last week that  this StatePark did not get an exception from the Border Wall funding and might be inaccessible within the next 1 or 2 years. I am sure there are regions where Borderwalls might make sense but cutting these wildlife sanctuaries […]