Texas Courthouses: Another Appetizer [Jeff Davis County Courthouse in Fort Davis in West Texas]

Texas Courthouses: Ein weiteres Appetithäppchen [Jeff Davis County Courthouse in Fort Davis in West Texas]

On our short trip to Fort Davis, West Texas, for the Orion Festival at the McDonald Observatory on Mount Locke, I also took the opportunity to take some more shots for my „Texas Courthouses“ photo project. Here’s the Jeff Davis County Court House in Fort Davis:

Auf unserer Kurzreise nach Fort Davis in West Texas zum Orion Festival im McDonald Observatorium auf dem Mount Locke habe ich mir auch die Gelegenheit nicht entgehen lassen, weitere Aufnahmen für mein Fotoprojekt „Texas Courthouses“ zu machen. Hier ist das Jeff Davis County Courthouse in Fort Davis:

Jeff Davis County Court House, Fort Davis, West Texas
Jeff Davis County Court House, Fort Davis, West Texas

Fort Davis Trip: Appetizer #2 [At the Chihuahua Desert Information Centre]

Fort Davis Kurzreise: Appetithäppchen #2 [Im Chihuahuawüste Informationszentrum]

On the last day of our short trip to Fort Davis in West Texas we visited the Chihuahuan Desert Research and Information Center there:

Am letzten Tag unserer Kurzreise nach Fort Davis in West Texas haben wir dort das Chihuahuawüste Forschungs- und Informationszentrum besucht:

Pictures from their collection of about 200 cacti will follow in my other blog, „Pit’s Fritztown News„:

Bilder von der Sammlung von ca. 200 Kakteen dort werden in meinem anderen Blog, „Pit’s Fritztown News„, folgen:

Fort Davis Trip: Appetizer #1 [McDonald Observatory]

Fort Davis Kurzreise: Appetithäppchen #1 [McDonald Observatorium]

On our short trip to Fort Davis, West Texas, we were, among other things, at the Orion Festival at the McDonald Observatory on Mount Locke:

Auf unserer Kurzreise nach Fort Davis in West Texas waren wir auch zum Orion Festival im McDonald Observatorium auf dem Mount Locke:

Big Bend Butterflies [1]

It was in 2009, when we were on our honeymoon in West Texas, that we stayed at a fantastic B&B in Fort Davis [The Veranda Inn] and had lots and lots of buttterflies in the garden:

butterfly
Tiger Swallow Tail

I hope I’m right in classifyinbg this as a Tiger Swallow Tail.

Who’ll Be Riding across the River?

Or come storming out of those buildings, guns blazing? Will it be John Wayne, Clint Eastwood or who?

contrabando
Contrabando

Contrabando is a ghost town and an abandoned movie site on the Rio Grande within the Big Bend Ranch State Park, 9.5 miles west of the town of Lajitas/TX.