Travel Blogs from Silver City
... I'm sure her behind is thanking her. Suzi was behaving herself this morning, so we all got to leave together for the next leg of the trip. On our way to Las Cruses, NM, we were shedding layers. Heading north on I-25, we came upon a border patrol check. They asked us if we were US Citizens and also if we were traveling together. They waived us thru....except for Uncle Rodney when we got ...
... coverage of a couple hundred miles. They're really handy for tracking drug planes.......and where it's located, in west Texas, I'm sure that's exactly what it's used for. We snapped a pic from a safe (i.e. won't get arrested) distance and got back on the road.
We went a few miles.....and headed into the next wide spot in the road...and it hit me. This would be a great place for a picture! It's valentine's ...
... dinner on the way home and then went swimming before bed.
We're really glad we made the trek to see the cliff dwellings. It's certainly not something you have the chance to see everyday. We've had so many amazing opportunities to see things on this trip we may never see again. We hope the kids will be able to look back at the pictures and realize just how lucky they are!
... in Silver City, NM. Nice owners. Well, that really doesn't do them justice. They were the poster hosts for KOA worldwide. We saw another bike come in after us last night. This morning he came over to introduce himself. He had a long, long Surly bike. He left from Fort Lauderdale and is turning at Silver (local slang) to bike the continental divide and end up in Seattle. He will raft in Moab along the way. A marine engineer by trade, but judging from all his adventure, he ...
... to the camp ground we passed
by the Santa Rita Copper Mine, this was a massive open pit mine that has been
operating since the early 1900’s, 365 days a year 24 hours a day, extracting
copper, silver, gold and other precious metals.
It looked like they were digging away an entire mountain, including an
enormous pit, and moving the waste material to create a new mountain.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility