• Summer Road trip 2012

    Boquillas del Carman, Mexico ~ 2014

    During our visit to Rio Grande Village in Big Bend National Park we learn that the border was once again open for visits to Boquillas del Carman, Mexico. With passports in hand we just had to go over.
    Alamo Mountain, NM ~ 2014

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Rio Grande River.

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The welcoming committee in Mexico

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Diana and the ferry boat Captain

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First view of Boquillas as we walked in from the river.

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House on the edge of town selling embroidered cloths.

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The Port of Entry in Boquillas. Must stop here to get a visa.

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Even the abandon buildings have a fresh coat of paint.

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The bar is long gone, but the sign remains.

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Village church.

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Interior of the church.

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Lots of bright colors.

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A few house up on the hill.

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Water cisterrn.

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A very thin donkey wandering on the street.

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Solar panels & satellite TV.

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The local (and only) bar. The bartender is standing just inside the door.

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One of the two restaurants in town. We split an entree in each because we wanted to try both.

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Playing his guitar in front of Jose Falcon's restaurant.

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Our waiter & the cook at Boquillas Restaurant.

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Inside the bar. Note the 2013 calendar.

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On the bar wall.

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Wash station in English.

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Enjoying life.

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Wagon wheel.

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The other restaurant. Both were very good.

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The donkey's waiting to take the tourist back to the ferry (we choose to walk).

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Victor (seated) collecting ferry fees ($5 roun trip). When the crossing was closed, Victor would sing from the Mexican side, with tip jars on the US side. It was good to met Vistor after listening to him over the years.

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Back across.

For the Birds

Here's are some my favorite bird pics taken over the years.

Summer Road trip 2012

Highlights from our 2012 summer road trip. A few of the photos are a bit over saturated, but thats the way it goes.

Boquillas del Carman, Mexico ~ 2014

During our visit to Rio Grande Village in Big Bend National Park we learn that the border was once again open for visits to Boquillas del Carman, Mexico. With passports in hand we just had to go over.

Alamo Mountain, NM ~ 2014

We set out on an adventure to find the pictographs on Alamo Mountain. Both the hand drawn map & directions we were given were a tad sketchy, but after a few missed turns we found them.