San Antonio, Texas

A few more images from visiting San Antonio in May. On reflection i would definitely rank it amongst my favourite cities I’ve visited in America. Aside from the Spanish Missions (here’s my post about those for anyone who’s interested) https://lone-star-lore.com/2021/07/31/spanish-missions-san-antonio-texas/ there is a lot of other stuff to do and visit there. In this postContinue reading “San Antonio, Texas”

Lake Ray Roberts State Park, Texas

Enjoyed a visit to Lake Ray Roberts recently, it’s a massive reservoir around 30 miles North of Dallas. It has two Texas State Park locations attached to it, the one we visited was the Isle du Bois unit on the southern side of the lake. There’s a lot of activities to do there including boating,Continue reading “Lake Ray Roberts State Park, Texas”

San Jacinto Battlefield & USS Texas

I thought i’d share a few other photos from visiting Houston a few months back. As well as going to Anahuac we also visited the San Jacinto Battlefield, the most decisive battle of the Texas Revolutionary War. The battle was fought in April 1836 and resulted in total victory for the Texans who also tookContinue reading “San Jacinto Battlefield & USS Texas”

Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, Texas

Recently went to the Texas gulf coast, around 70 miles South East of Houston to Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge. It’s 34,000 acres of natural habitat mainly for birds and in particular shore and wading birds. It’s also a great place in the spring to see migratory songbirds whom travel through after crossing the Gulf ofContinue reading “Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, Texas”

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge (pt 1), Texas

Last weekend we took a trip north from Dallas to the Texas – Oklahoma border to the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. Situated close to Sherman, the refuge is over 11,000 acres squared and is famous as a haven for migratory birds. All year round you can visit here and see a whole plethora of differentContinue reading “Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge (pt 1), Texas”

Ruby Mountains, Nevada

Thought i’d share some photos from our recent Christmas trip to Nevada. We travelled to the city of Elko in the North East of the state. As you can see it’s a lot different to where we are in Dallas, it was great fun though and we thoroughly enjoyed visiting.

Fort Worth Botanical Gardens, Texas

It’s been a while since I lasted posted anything so I thought i’d share one of our Autumn trips to the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens. The gardens here are open all year round and have plenty to do and see. There’s plenty of trails around the grounds as well for those people looking to enjoyContinue reading “Fort Worth Botanical Gardens, Texas”

Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, Texas

Enjoying the last of the summer sun decided to take a trip downtown and enjoy the sunset at the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. I took a brief trip down there earlier this year but rather stupidly, i accidently deleted all my photos from the visit so i thought it would be worthwhile to go backContinue reading “Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, Texas”

White Rock Lake, Dallas

Having reached the height of summer here in Texas, I’ve been trying to get out and enjoy the nice weather as much as possible. Thankfully with White Rock Lake on our doorstep it’s been great to enjoy some of the trails there. White Rock Lake is a reservoir in North Dallas, It’s great for hiking,Continue reading “White Rock Lake, Dallas”

Fort Worth Stockyards, Texas

With the temporary reprieve in lockdown rules here in Texas a few weeks ago we managed to visit the Stockyards in Fort Worth. For anyone who hasn’t been or heard of it before i highly recommend you go there if you’re ever in North Texas. The Stockyards are a site of huge historic importance forContinue reading “Fort Worth Stockyards, Texas”