Thursday, May 28, 2020

American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)

One of the many species you could find at the Gladys Porter Zoo, a visitor-oriented zoological and botanical park, dedicated to the preservation of nature through education, conservation, healthy outdoor recreation, and research. The Gladys...

There’s an eclectic mix of origin stories for the names of cities across the...

Photo by W.F. Strong When some people first arrive in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas they often ask, “Where are the mountains?” It’s natural. Generally, a valley is between mountains or at least...

Viva la Hermosa Catrina 💀!

first published in October, 30 2015. #LaCatrina   One of the more strikingly recognizable visuals of Dia De Los Muertos is that of the skeleton. Stylized and dressed elegantly, La Catrina has become a symbol for...

The Rebel Named La Catrina

One of the more strikingly recognizable visuals of Dia De Los Muertos is that of the skeleton. Stylized and dressed elegantly, La Catrina has become a symbol for the uniquely Hispanic tradition of embracing...

Visit Port Isabel for a Memorable Adventure

Come Visit Port Isabel for a Memorable Adventure The City of Port Isabel, Texas is a wonderful place to visit and live. Situated on the western shore of the Lower Laguna Madre Bay and just...