Big Bend National Park Journals

Rockin' New Year in Big Bend

A December 2005 trip to Big Bend National Park by minimaxmom

La Kiva Restaurant & Bar Photo, Terlingua, Texas More Photos
Quote: Pristine and preserved, rudimentary yet gentle... I'm speaking of the southwestern expanse of Texas known as The Big Bend.

La Kiva Restaurant & Bar

Restaurant | "LaKiva"

La Kiva Restaurant & Bar Photo, Terlingua, Texas
A very well-known, very good local group (I'm hesitant to mention the name; some might find it derogatory... okay, they're The Pinche Gringos) played at the underground bar for New Year's Eve. People came from literally hundreds of miles away just for the bash!New Year's Day was spent eating black-eyed peas (it's what you do in the South), playing music on the Trading Post porch, drinking a little beer, dancing in the road with happy feet, and in general bringing in 2006 in a most traditional way--enjoying each other. Even the dogs seem to know it's a special day. (I'm talking real four-legged dogs.) We also had a time for a little hike in the national park and ate great authentic Tex-Mex fo...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 10, 2006

La Kiva Restaurant & Bar
Hwy 170 at Terlingua Creek
Terlingua, Texas 79852
(432) 371-2250