Archive for: travel

 

Island Hopping

  “There’s a reason people dream of vacationing in the Caribbean—it’s the perfect place to forget your troubles.” This January, the Flying Longhorns...

 
 

UT Student Brings Theater to Refugee Camps

More than six years ago, a large crowd formed a circle inside a Syrian refugee camp, creating a mock stage. Bart Pitchford, a U.S. soldier, stood in the midst of...

 
 

Alpine Life

The Flying Longhorns relish in the leisurely pace of Switzerland and Italy. The Swiss village of St. Moritz, tucked into the southeastern corner of the country,...

 
 

Sketches of Spain (and Beyond)

As told to Chris O’Connell. All illustrations by Melissa Reese. A group of Flying Longhorns recently cruised around the Western Mediterranean aboard the Marina,...

 
 

Lenin, Lennon, and Comăneci

A journey down the Danube River In the early 1970s, in order to complete the Iron Gate Dams and harness the awesome power of the Danube River for hydroelectricity,...

 
 

From Sea to Sky: Galápagos to Machu Picchu, Part 2

Pat Cook, BA ’73, Life Member, roamed the Galápagos Islands and Machu Picchu last month with the Flying Longhorns. In Part 1, Cook reflected on the wondrous...

 
 

From Sea to Sky: Galápagos to Machu Picchu, Part 1

Pat Cook, BA ’73, Life Member, roamed the Galápagos Islands and Machu Picchu last month with the Flying Longhorns. In this first of a two-part travelogue, Cook...

 
 

The Cuban Evolution

After half a century of stalled relations, the U.S. and Cuba are slowly but surely reconnecting, and a select group of Texas Exes is taking part. Texas Exes have...

 
 

Texas Ex Flies Around the World in 76 Days

After 76 days, 67 airports, 20 countries, more than 35,000 miles, and 2,500-plus gallons of gas, Wolf Schroen, BBA ’98, Life Member, has completed one of his...

 
 

Just Around the River Bend: Flying Longhorns Tour Germany

You can take a Longhorn out of Texas, but you can’t take the burnt orange-wearing, Hook ’em Horns-raising, Texas Fight-cheering out of a Longhorn. In October,...

 
 
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