Travel Blogs from Marfa, United States

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What kind of name is Marfa?, Marfa, United States travel blog

What kind of name is Marfa?

A travel blog entry by sackitoff

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In our continuing effort to avoid Hurricane Ike, we decided to stop for the night in a little town called Marfa in west Texas. Famous (well sort of) for its artists community and some 1980s artist named Donald Judd--who neither of us had ever heard of--it ...

Little Marfa for 2012, Marfa, United States travel blog

Little Marfa for 2012

A travel blog entry by mexidane

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I know that there is a lot of hype on Marfa...I really don't know why.  Marfa seems like a hip place for no apparent reason other than that hip people have convinced other hip people that it is hip....so what it appears to be is a cute little town ...

Marfa, Marfa, United States travel blog

Marfa

A travel blog entry by cube242

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I drove down from El Paso, and instead of taking I-10 east across vast West Texas, I took a more southern route, through Marfa, a little town that I had heard of, but wasn't sure what to expect from. Not too far outside of town, on the most deserted ...

Wash day in Marfa, Marfa, United States travel blog

Wash day in Marfa

A travel blog entry by tdtingle

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Marfa was featured on 60 minutes a while back. Marfa has become an artist colony of in west Texas.  There is a coin op laundry with WI FI and a coffee bar, so we did our laundry. Also visited the beautiful hotel and drove around town. It was Sunday ...

Made it to Marfa., Marfa, United States travel blog

Made it to Marfa.

A travel blog entry by nora.lavandrez

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... . I've filmed a few orbs. They happen about every 5 minutes. I want to buy a pied-a-terre here. There aren't many people in Marfa. It must be the slow season. The few peoples I've encountered are stone-faced. If you're a smiler, they respond to smiles ...

Digging up Dom, Marfa, United States travel blog

Digging up Dom

A travel blog entry by billhall

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... the area around us and the places we went through.  Today, we dug up Dom. We left around 9 a.m., grabbed a latte at the Marfa coffee shop (we're remote.  not uncivilized.) and headed down route 67 towards Presidio, TX.  We crossed through a ...

Mystery lights in the middle of nowhere!, Marfa, United States travel blog

Mystery lights in the middle of nowhere!

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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... . cont. We then fuelled up at Presidio, at a more reasonable but still expensive US$3.799 per gallon and headed north towards Marfa, again stopping at a border check point. This was where we were going to camp for the night as we were ghost light hunting. ...

Out and about, exploring the cracks, Marfa, United States travel blog

Out and about, exploring the cracks

A travel blog entry by billhall

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... wind moves them around like a giant beach ball.  When the wind blows out here....the tumbleweeds follow. I learned a couple of things about Marfa.  One is, the town is not what you see......it's the stuff they pack in the cracks.  There are ...

The coolest small artsy town in West Texas, Marfa, United States travel blog

The coolest small artsy town in West Texas

A travel blog entry by bparsons75

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Marfa is so hip it even has an East Village NYC bar named after itself.  It has trendy art galleries, gourmet food trucks, minimalist motels with scratchy record players for hire, excellent restaurants, and a hippy commune.  We loved it of ...

Marfa, Marfa, United States travel blog

Marfa

A travel blog entry by jaxandryan

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Stuck in colder weather, Marfa, United States travel blog

Stuck in colder weather

A travel blog entry by billhall

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... of rambling scrub and rocks that seems to stretch forever. We headed out on a two lane blacktop headed towards our destination...Marfa, Texas.  There was very little traffic on the two lane road....which had shoulders as wide as another lane. ...

Fort Davis to Marfa, Marfa, United States travel blog

Fort Davis to Marfa

A travel blog entry by jerrybreeze

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The next day looked around Ft. Davis a bit, then we drove to Marfa. Both towns are very small West Texas towns. Neither has a movie theater -- you have to drive 90 miles to Alpine (it has one screen). But both have charming county courthouses which like ...

Marfa, Marfa, United States travel blog

Marfa

A travel blog entry by coxby50

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Mums namesake Kids bike with enormous ...

Nothing Super to Note, Marfa, United States travel blog

Nothing Super to Note

A travel blog entry by bohemianjournal

by Dave Guilmette     Co-Publisher / Traveler     The Bohemian Journal  Really. Nothing super at ...

Waldo's, Marfa, United States travel blog

Waldo's

A travel blog entry by nora.lavandrez

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The store is full of hunter-type, long haired cowboy types. It's like a Willie Nelson/Mathew Mconahay factory up in this piece. They have them in all ages and sizes. I've heard irish Ladies wish for and wonder where such a type of MAwN's MAwn is found? ...

60 Minutes Town, Marfa, United States travel blog

60 Minutes Town

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We had seen a report before we started our trip about this little town in the middle of West Texas. I checked out where it was on our drive and it made was not out of our way. So a quick stop to check it ...

Jewel of west Texas, Marfa, United States travel blog

Jewel of west Texas

A travel blog entry by huppwits

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Dana told us about this hidden gem. Amazing food, wonderful galleries, friendly people and beautiful countryside. We'll write more and post pictures. Needless to say, this is a must see if you are in the area. ...

Road to Marfa, Texas to See the Lights?, Marfa, United States travel blog

Road to Marfa, Texas to See the Lights?

A travel blog entry by travelintommy

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... the splendor we have to admire on this rock. The next morning, I heard the desk clerk say the best breakfast in town was at Marfa Burrito.    I found it a few blocks down and was shocked that it was no bigger than my garage.  I went inside ...

West Texas, Marfa, United States travel blog

West Texas

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... ;The Chinati Foundation, started by artist Donald Judd, is open only for guided tours.  Judd is credited with the "revival" of Marfa as an artists' colony.  The other thing Marfa is famous for is its restaurants, and Maiya's, where I had dinner, ...

A Night in a Trailer Covered in a Blanket of Stars, Marfa, United States travel blog

A Night in a Trailer Covered in a Blanket of Stars

A travel blog entry by sarashlee

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Day 1. Marfa, Marfa, United States travel blog

Day 1. Marfa

A travel blog entry by bcbg323

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... Patio with Christmas lights around trees & a fountain. Shared fried Brie & a huge burger! Delicious! 2130. Went to see the Marfa Mystery Lights. Drove about 7 miles east of town. It was a little cold but not too bad. Stayed for about 15 mins. ...

Marfa stop, Marfa, United States travel blog

Marfa stop

A travel blog entry by crisguidi

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... could it see the lights since it was daytime. We did get some pictures of the Flats at this iconic location. Off to downtown Marfa!! I researched on Yelp! and found this very highly rated food truck in Marfa. Yep.... A food truck! It is called Food Shark ...

Welcome to Marfa, Marfa, United States travel blog

Welcome to Marfa

A travel blog entry by kha_and_cb

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... out, we spotted someone in an Orioles hat and the Baltimore connection was made. This led us to a poetry reading at the Marfa Book Shop by Orlanda White, the Navajo poet currently holding the Lannan Foundation residency, but better yet was the ...

Marfa Lights, Marfa, United States travel blog

Marfa Lights

A travel blog entry by mccarthyswan

... at night.  We kind of felt like we made his day - the police do not usually find us quite so novel! Marfa is a great little artist community in the middle of nowhere, vaguely famous for the unexplained lights that bounce along the horizon at ...

If you want to move to Marfa: Business Idea, Marfa, United States travel blog

If you want to move to Marfa: Business Idea

A travel blog entry by kha_and_cb

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If you want to live in Marfa and need to make some money, start a Sunday brunch place. The current options are tacos and burritos. Don’t get me wrong. Our tacos were delicious. Padre’s Food Truck seriously sold some of the best we’ve ...

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