Web Extra: Angie Birmingham, Nueces EC: “Taken in Big Bend National Park. Prickly pear blooming looks like a rose.”
Texas settlers have for millennia braved the harsh terrain of the Chihuahuan Desert. It’s the kind of place where you shake out your boots before wearing them and look twice before stepping (or sitting). Enjoy the terrain where yucca, creosote, mesquite, agave and ocotillo dot the landscape and mountains loom in the distance.