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... class="step "> Hummingbird hawk moths have thick bodies, long brown
fore-wings with wavy black lines and orange hind wings with black edges.
The end of the body has a fantail of setae, or sensory hairs, similar to
a hummingbird's tail feathers. Hummingbird hawk moths are medium to
large moths with wingspans between 2 and 6 inches. The proboscis may
extend to twice as long as the wingspan. You can hear a distinct humming
sound as ...
A long drive again today, about 5-6 hrs Not much to see out here, we stopped and had a little picnic lunch, semi after semi going past...... the scenery is not that nice, David said it is starting to remind him of crossing the Nullabor .... gone is the green vegetation ... Hello desert. Relaxed at our hotel for a little while, before heading out for dinner to yet another fantastic Mexican restaurant. Right next door to the hotel so no more driving ...
... birds abound. Did I mention our first day here with temperatures
topping out at 102*, then waking-up to a bone chilling 48* in the
morning! Just the way that the desert has been described in it's
beauty and it cruelty in any Cormac McCarthy book. ( I just finished
his, Blood Meridian, about the eradication of the decedents of the
cavemen who's paintings are all that is left here.)
We planed for two, maybe three ...
... Katelyn because she wouldn't get mad at me if I threw them at her bathing suit. After we were done playing here we went to another little cove where I probably did the scariest thing in my life! We kayaked over to the cove and then Katelyn said she would swim over to 'that island’. ‘That island’ was probably one hundred meters away (4 laps), but they were the scariest ...
First the report from the infirmary...
Frank continues to improve. His foot is black and blue and his ankle is swollen, but he is walking better on it. Knee moves on its own accord.
We left our little haven in Alpine intending to spend the night at Big Bend National Park. It is quite beautiful and HUGE. When we arrived at the campground it was 109 degrees and there was not another vehicle or camper or tent there. So, we had ...