By the Starlight

Oct 14, 2013 By Jordan Breal

You may go for the solitude, but in the stark expanses of far West Texas, you’ll still find plenty of friends.

Kim “O.K.” Estes, Horse Trainer

Mar 1, 2012 By Texas Monthly

Estes has been running horse and hunting programs in Lajitas for the past five years, heading up trail rides, aoudad hunts on horseback, and horse-training clinics for pros and amateurs alike. A well-known cutting horse trainer, he has been a member of both the American Quarter Horse Association and the…

The Last Resort

Dec 1, 2007 By John Spong

After telecommunications tycoon Steve Smith bought the Big Bend town of Lajitas on a whim for $4.25 million, he spent perhaps $100 million more developing what was going to be a five-star, world-class getaway. The desert, however, had other ideas.


Mar 1, 2004 By S. McDonald

For Chow Hounds Whether you’re a native or naturalized Texan, you should be ashamed of starting your day with a latte and a toaster tart. Get in the swing by having a “cowboy breakfast,” a diet-defying spread of scrambled eggs, home fries, biscuits, gravy, sausage, strong coffee, and more.