Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Photo taken from the Tower of the Americas
For more than 35 years, the 750-foot-tall Tower of the Americas has offered residents and tourists of San Antonio, Texas, the most breathtaking view of the Alamo City – visitors dine at the Tower’s revolving restaurant or enjoy the scenery from the observation deck.
Monday, February 7, 2011
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Friday, February 4, 2011
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Home to Oregon's largest natural history collection on display, the Museum's more than 7,500 items are used to help tell the ancient and contemporary stories of the Umpqua River Valley. In addition, DCM houses one of the Northwest's most comprehensive plant collections in its research Herbarium with nearly 3,000 catalogued specimens.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
The area has been influenced by three major cultures: Native Americans, Spanish and German. Indians roamed the Hill Country first, leaving behind artifacts which tell of their nomadic life. The Spanish conquistadors followed, bringing a culture which was to endure to the present. German immigrants settled the Hill Country in the early 1800s and their descendants still call it home.