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... works! And then, just like someone drew a line in the sand, the buildings stopped and it was back to sagebrush and desert!
Just before we arrived in Van Horn, it started to pour! ( We had seen some rain falling in the mountains, but didn't think it would come to us - wrong!) Fortunately we stopped for gas and by the time we left the station, the ...
... line of wooden posts with electric and water lines to hook up to. At the back of the site was the Interstate and aross the street was the railway line. The desert air was pleasant though and birds warbled away in the few scrubby bushes and trees.
Dinner was at Papa's Pantry. The friendly, elderly, overweight lady who checked us into our barren sandy site at the campground intimated it was the only place in town to go to. “Everyone in ...
... the track was a spectacular view of the Rio Grande from on top of the cliff face. I got a really good look at it as few people do. You can look into Mexico which is the other side of the river and the river separates the two countries for a long distance.
On the way back I also followed the advice of the kind old Postal fellow and visited the towns historic centre. They had the original Saloon and law office intact and you could go in to see how it ...
... follow you no matter what you are doing. As luck would have it we found an rv park that had all services including wifi, laundry and cable but we forgot to check out the train tracks so there have been a few trains this evening maybe there won't be any over night. So Stan gets to catch up on some of his reality shows. Laundry is all done. I have updated this site so now I will go catch up on Corrie as I am 2 weeks behind. Good night all.
... sage growing out of the rocks, and a crown of yellow stone up near the top. The further west we went the dryer the ground appeared. At first it had a light green cover. That gave way to yellow grass and finally to rocky sand, tan in color, with cacti and sage bushes, some silver green and others brown as they were dead or dying. I expected to see a lot of oil wells, but we only saw a few pumps, some hammering up and down in their now familiar rhythmic motion ...