Archive for: travel

 

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,...

 
 

Longhorns Revisit Their Honeymoon in Greece

Retracing the exact steps of your honeymoon isn’t something most couples have the opportunity to do. But on a recent Flying Longhorns trip, Sam Horton, MS...

 
 

Springtime in D.C.

In April, 21 Flying Longhorns explored the sights and sounds of our nation’s capital. Can’t see the slideshow? Click here. Washington, D.C. is a city of...

 
 

Hooking ’em in Vienna

Eric Vornsand, BS ’04, and Elaine (Foster) Vornsand, BA ’05, Life Members, showed their Longhorn pride at the Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria.

 
 
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