June 2017 Photo Contest
Focus on Texas: Road Trip
There’s no question our readers are going places

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    Sheila Andrews, Pedernales EC: “Our family would log many miles traveling to basketball tournaments. Here are our boys goofing off as we head back home after a long trek to West Texas.”
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    Deborah Williams, Bartlett EC: Williams road-tripped from Salado to Lost Maples to Big Bend and back to Salado via Mason and Llano. “Because of all the rain, El Camino del Rio was in rare form, lush and green—the greenest I’ve ever seen it.”
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    Mark Holly, Bandera EC: Just off Main Street in Bandera, the Cowboy Capital of the World
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    Barbie and Jim Perkins, Pedernales EC: “One of the many vistas in Monument Valley”
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    Shannon Bushong, CoServ: Seagulls on a Galveston beach
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    Web Extra: Mark Holly, Bandera EC: “Visited Alpine and Big Bend National Park in spring of 2016, hoping to get a nice view of the Milky Way.”
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    Web Extra: David Vekasy, Bandera EC: “Not your usual ‘cats and dogs’ downpour. On this occasion, it was raining geckos.”
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    Web Extra: Julie Bamber, Farmers EC: Off-road trip into Palo Duro Canyon
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    Web Extra: James Eaton, CoServ: Eaton’s parents, Odis and Elnora, on their way from Mart to Waco to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary
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    Web Extra: Sharon Applegate, Bowie-Cass EC: Foggy dawn at Applegate’s longhorn ranch
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    Web Extra: James Eaton, CoServ: The scenic drive between Prairie Hill and Coolidge
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    Web Extra: Angie Birmingham, Nueces EC: Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge
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    Web Extra: Kathy Standley, Deep East Texas EC: “Sea Rim State Park is one of our favorite places to go RVing. The walkway into the marshes is wonderful.”
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    Web Extra: Melissa Kirk, Pedernales EC: “Texas back roads and a beautiful day make for a great day of car daydreaming.”
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    Web Extra: Kathy Standley, Deep East Texas EC: Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, Colorado
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    Web Extra: Barbie and Jim Perkins, Pedernales EC: “This was taken inside Upper Antelope Canyon in the Navajo Tribal Park in Arizona.”
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    Web Extra: Angie Birmingham, Nueces EC: A ranch house between Marfa and Fort Davis
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    Web Extra: Paul Lauder, Farmers EC: “A small travel trailer takes a well-deserved rest along Highway 95, just north of Shiner.”
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    Web Extra: Cooper Dupuy, Pedernales EC: Don’t hit crossing cattle.
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    Web Extra: Lucille and Robert Kirkham, Pedernales EC: “Bob and his beloved ’55 Cadillac, Scarlet, on a road trip to Big Bend with the Fredericksburg Vintage Car Club”

Life is a highway. Coasting down roads to reach their travel destinations, people can’t help but capture the sights they see along the way. Check out these views.

Rachel O’Brien | Leander Rouse High School

This month’s photo entries were curated by Leander Rouse High School student Jaci Chavera. O’Brien and Chavera participated in Leander Independent School District’s Career Opportunities on Location Week at Texas Co-op Power.