To say my relationship with Texas is strained would be an understatement, but I can’t deny the beauty and charm of the Hill Country! In this three-part series, I’ll be a tourist in my own part of the world (currently). I’ll introduce you to Fredricksburg, Johnson City and Luckenbach, and Gruene and Wimberley.
Get your cowboy boots on.
Continue reading “Old World Meets New in Fredricksburg”
By the Wabash River, two Utopian communities tried to create their own experimental paradises. They failed, of course. But going to New Harmony today gives one a light, dare I say, harmonious feeling.
Continue reading “Daytrippin’ in New Harmony”
Go back to the Edwardian period in Hot Springs, Arkansas. I lament that bathing is not as fashionable as it used to be in both the US and UK. We go to any hot springs we can, but there’s not as many open today. Arkansas is often looked over but give it a second glance. It’s natural beauty and history might win you over. Take a nostalgic day trip or weekend away in a place that is all deteriorated decadence. See the echoes of the Edwardians, the gangsters, and a wilder time.
Continue reading “An Edwardian Fall in Hot Springs, Arkansas”