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How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

…along the winding roads and rolling slopes of the Hill Country, among them the hardy, barrel-shaped forms of goats. Spanish

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

Spanish explorer, discovered Corpus Christi in 1519. In Puerto Rico, the Taíno tribe preceded Columbus, while the Karankawa in Corpus…

Up For Sale, the Old Spanish Trail Restaurant in Bandera Serves Up Cowboy History

Up For Sale, the Old Spanish Trail Restaurant in Bandera Serves Up Cowboy History

…by Aaron Yates. The Old Spanish Trail in Bandera, one of the oldest continuously operating restaurants in Texas, is on…

Rinsing Wagons in the San Antonio River

Rinsing Wagons in the San Antonio River

…the Guadalupe River near Tivoli, about 10 miles from the coast. In 1690, a Spanish expedition encountered the Payaya people…

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

…a palace that sported an entire floor of themed suites, one of which was called the “Celestial.” It was the…

In ‘The Last Karankawas,’ Kimberley Garza Highlights South Texas Communities Often Overlooked

In ‘The Last Karankawas,’ Kimberley Garza Highlights South Texas Communities Often Overlooked

…how fast they bind. TH: I love how your characters speak to each other in Spanish, Tagalog (a native language…

Editor’s Note: You Can Go Home Again

Editor’s Note: You Can Go Home Again

…for “sameness” as a child. “I miss hearing Spanish everywhere and looking around and knowing that most of us in…

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

…a soldier in Spanish uniform. Roberts says these paintings could have been made in the 1700s— possibly by Comanche or…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…Take the time and see some old coast, the part of Texas that the first Spanish and French explorers thought…

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

…teenage boy daring himself to climb the spooky abandoned hotel’s 14 stories. Built in 1929, the 14-story Spanish Colonial building…

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

…Mission Tejas State Park, marking the first Spanish mission in what is now Texas. Built in a village of Caddo…

With a Concha Revival Underway, Here’s Where to Get the Colorful Pastries in Texas

With a Concha Revival Underway, Here’s Where to Get the Colorful Pastries in Texas

…mainstream.” We say it’s about time. Named for the word for “seashell” in Spanish, the origin of the concha is…

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

Palaces, Gardens and Lakes. Photo by Joel Salcido, courtesy San Antonio Museum of Art. Texas Highways has obtained an exclusive…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

Spanish encountered Indigenous farmers here in 1590, ushering in a clash of civilizations involving Spain, Mexico, the U.S., and tribes…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…river, and there is nobody down there. You are absolutely alone.” History of the Brazos By the time 18th-century Spanish

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