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Travel Blogs from Fort Davis
... there is water there is life, though, and the Rio Grand river is the
area's life line.
Everyone here is really friendly, and we have hardly met anyone in Marfa who is from Marfa. This town exists it seem because of the Chinati foundation and the jobs that have trickled from the people who come to work for it. There isn't much else here but because this foudation brings a certain cultural mind set there are odd things you wouldn't ...
... reins. We sadly have to say there was a fatality that day. Only 10 minutes into the drive a sweet, little squirrel dared to cross the road in front of her and sadly did not make it to the other side. Everyone else survived the drive in one piece, although Bruce's blood pressure was through the roof!
We arrived at Balmorhea State Park in the blazing heat of the day. It is another very small West ...
... s not bad.
The desert air makes an ideal place for this kind of thing. M-35 and M-3 still
looked good even after all these many light-years! Jupiter and Saturn
shine. I skipped two looks at the moon, cold and lots of people.
Spoiled by good looks at the moon elsewhere. I have to wonder how I
reach these places like these, McDonald's and Kitt's Peak, on nights
... Spot feature works even better than I had ever dreamed. There are a lot of tricks to keeping it working, but so far so good.
We'll be here for two more nights, so I'll try to find something interesting to pass on. I try to add what I've learned and pass it on to you. If you're interested in anything or have anything to add, just drop me a line to my email address. I'll be waiting...
Tuesday/Wednesday – March 16 & 17 – Davis Mountain State Park. This park sits in a valley with the Davis Mountains surrounding it. Fort Davis is about three miles down the road with restaurants, gas and the Fort Davis National Historic Site. It cost us $25 for full hookups and cable for the first night and because we had a TX State Park Pass we did not have to pay the entrance fee and our second night cost ...