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Texas Kaleidoscope Weekend trips throughout Texas, a country of its own.

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USA | Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery

Lake Louise
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The Farthest Away Mountain

CANADA | Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | Views [420] | Scholarship Entry

On the drive from Calgary, I watch the wind swirl snow into snaking shapes across the highway, until they disintegrate, phantom-like. The fog flows by as towering mountains on all sides appear and fade, between sheets of mist. Cary says it’s like Disneyland ... Read more >

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USA | Thursday, 13 Aug 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gently Resisting Change Since 1872

USA | Friday, 10 Apr 2009 | Views [265]

For a boot scootin' good time in Texas, there's no better place to hit than Gruene Hall (that's 'green' to y'all non-Texans out there). It's proclaimed the oldest dance hall in Texas, and it would take a pro two-stepper to navigate the ancient uneven ... Read more >

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Fulton Beach

USA | Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | Views [415] | Comments [1]

As a California native, a trip to the beach for me always involves imagining sunny, sandy shores and pristine blue waves. Unfortunately, I picked the rainiest Spring Break weekend in recent memory for this Fulton getaway. After a winding trek through ... Read more >


Cypress Valley Canopy Tours

USA | Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | Views [1073]

Bluebonnets bloom along Paleface Ranch Road, and just past a bend on the right a green sign announces Cypress Valley Canopy Tours. Out in Spicewood, Texas, just over half and hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Austin, is a peaceful haven of wooden ... Read more >


Big Bend

USA | Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | Views [788]

I decided to kick off my new travel blog with an anniversary post of my Spring Break trip two years ago, trekking 83 miles down the Rio Grande in a canoe. The University of Texas' RecSports department offers an eight-day trip canoeing the ... Read more >

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