This is one of the most isolated places in the USA. You have to drive hours our of your way just to get there.
But, the views are incredible.
And I hate to say this, but this photo journal barely starts to express the wonder and beauty of it all.
You need to visit Big Bend.
The rugged and remote Trans-Pecos region of Texas holds boundless opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts of all ilks, photographers included.
Back in the Spring of 2005, Anne and I decided to head to the Big Bend, and were looking for a place to spend a couple of nights in a setting involving roof and bed (i.e., not camping). As I recall, the Chisos Mtn. Lodge was booked up, and in the process of looking farther afield we came across an internet pitch for a guest ranch called Ten Bits.
Just on the basis of its setting amongst the rocky crags, I was ready to give it a try; and Anne — being a green fiend — appreciated the fact that the entire operation ran on solar. And so we booked a room.
Ten Bits sits on private ranch land a dozen or so miles north of Study Butte, offering visitors…
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