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Texas Hill Country: Devil’s Backbone – Ranch Road 12 & 32
Leaving San Marcos and Interstate 35 behind, I plunged into the Texas Hill Country on a road that I hoped would be dramatically scenic. A road known as “Devil’s Backbone” couldn’t miss, I figured. But, the weather was working against me. It wasn’t rainy, just overcast and dreary. It also didn’t help that I was visiting the area just a few weeks before spring had thoroughly sprung. Maybe it was the cloudy skies that were depressing my sense of excitement, but the Devil’s Backbone didn’t quite live up to my expectations. Above, you see the highway’s most dramatic point — …