Tag Archive: Rio Grande

Jan 05

Gun Shots and Border Patrol

Santa Elaina canyon. Steep climb and then no problem. Took lots of pictures. Remembered hiking this way on a previous trip and putting my hand on a cactus. The little microscopic splines stuck with me for a long time and clearly left a lasting impression on me. On the way back I picked up a …

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Jan 04

The Singing Mexican – Boquillas Canyon

January 4th, 2011 7:29am departed Prude Ranch 7:52am Saw a herd of Elk which were reintroduced in the 1980’s.  Looks like their doing just fine. 9:20 Viewing beautiful Chisos mountains Occitillo plants are abundant On the drive we saw majestic columnar basalts.  (My iPhone didn’t do them justice) 9:53 sparking reflections of Gypsum all over …

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