These beautiful trees are a must see while spending time in Costa Rica. Each tree is colorful and unique and they are a sight to see! Where to see them: When driving through the mountains from La Fortuna around Lake Arenal and heading towards Tilaran keep your eyes on the side of the road, they are everywhere!
Montezuma Cypress: The Tule Tree Located in the grounds of a church in Santa María del Tule in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. It measures more than 119 feet around and 116 feet high. About 2,000 years old.
...love going to Enchanted Rock, North of Fredericksburg, TX....The Rock is a huge, pink granite exfoliation dome, that rises 425 feet above ground, 1825 feet above sea level, and covers 640 acres. It is one of the largest batholiths (underground rock formation uncovered by erosion) in the United States.
Besides producing the delicious pecan nut, pecan wood is used in agricultural implements, baseball bats, hammer handles, furniture, wall paneling, flooring, carvings, and firewood. The Pecan tree was designated the state tree of Texas in 1919.
A single home is left standing among debris from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike were reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas.
Retire in the Texas Hill Country: The Natives Are Friendly - photo flickr commons smalloy - CLICK TO READ HERE: http://boomerinas.com/2012/05/retire-in-the-texas-hill-country-the-natives-are-friendly-2/