Days Inn Van Horn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... buildings containing all and anything to do with the oil business: Backhoes and earth movers to prepare the site; Oil rigs and machines to drill for the oil; truck and truck parts’ stores. And if the business didn’t have to do with oil, it had to do with farming – every kind of farm equipment or seed that you could use. Not much unemployment here ...
... is one struggling main street with the interstate winding around the town. The street is lined with low budget motels as many travelers, like us, after driving 400-500 miles from Dallas, Fort Worth, or Austin, just don’t have it in them to go another 100 miles across more barren desert to reach El Paso. Our campground, like the motels, was on the main street. It was basically a red graveled patch of land with a campground office, a bath house, ...
... the post office to mail some letters. I asked if there was a place to get a view of the Rio Grande as I had not had a good look at it yet. He pointed to a small road and directed me saying that it was good I had a truck that was high enough to get through. The small track passed a small graveyard with small old wooden crosses so I took a look at that and took some pictures. Paused to contemplate impermanence and precious human birth in the charnel ground. At the ...
... lot of border stop inpections. We have seen or been part of at least 10 border stops. They must have a huge staffing of border patrol agents. They have no problem shutting down an interstate highway to one lane and talking to each person in the vehicle to make sure we are not aliens or at least illegal Mexicans.
We are back on central/home time now. so we lost an hour today in our travels. Decided to quit early and do laundry - ...
... it is below the US flag and often times it flies alone. I admire that. It says something about the people who live here. Oh, and I should mention cowboy hats. Perhaps the times of JR Ewing are long forgotten. The only hats I have seen were on the heads of Texas Rangers.
As we made our way west, Junction, TX seemed to be the gateway into the desert where we began to see fewer trees, more scrub, and mesas with light green ground cover growing part way up ...