For my birthday I wanted to getaway from everything for a bit, escape, relax and just breath in nature. I actually planned this trip back in November and was more than ready for it when April got here. This was a short trip but if was full of good food and drinks, some beautiful scenery
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We bought a house! If I’m not posting as much for the next couple of months hang in there. I have a lot of great stuff coming to McGee Travel Tales from reviews to trips to hikes but have some actual house keeping to get completed first. In the mean time don’t forget to check
We stopped here for two reasons gas and dinosaurs. There are a strangely large number of dinosaur figures on the sides of Texas roads or in fields. We must have an odd love of dinosaurs. There is a green brachiosaurus somewhere off HW 287 and recently while hiking down near Navasota, TX we went past
The snow it gone in Texas and the spring thunderstorms are here along with some fantastic flowers – some of my favorites! I absolutely love trees in bloom but I have to act quickly if I want pictures of them. Keltin and I have a new lens – a 50mm – and this was the
I have a lot of bucket list things to do and I’m working on them but one of them is NOT jumping out of a perfectly good airplane. I’ll scuba dive, I’ll ride in hot air balloons but no one has persuaded me to jump out of a plane yet. My sisters on the other
Keltin and I typically road trip while on the way to a bigger adventure. We make the journey as important as the destination. Ask yourself: where do you want to go? Is this road trip part of a bigger trip? Is it a there and back trip? Is road tripping your new nomadic life style?
As you all have probably seen by now, Texas has snow and most aren’t taking it well. The temperature has been below freezing for several days now and may do not have power. The Panhandle of Texas does know how to deal with this weather, its the rest of the state that is freaking out.
In this time of social distanced travel and of people making a lifestyle of living in redone vans and buses there is an appeal to the open road. A desire to find those best hidden places that others don’t know exist or are too busy to stop for a moment to experience. I spoke a
Obviously 2020 was not the year we hoped it would be but Keltin and I did get to travel a little bit. It was an excellent year for hiking and we worked to make sure we were socially distancing. That fact took us to some places with some fantastic views. I share this picture probably