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Yesterday we rode from Marfa to Marathon, TX - only 57 miles. It was only 37 degrees out when we started riding and we once again had a strong Head/cross wind. I was with JT and we were going about 8 mph! Clark waited and rode when it was warmer because he was going to ride fewer miles out and back from the car. We rode through Alpine where a bunch …
... running up a hill. She was so excited she couldn't figure out why she was not getting any photos! The lens cap on her new Canon Power Shot was on tight! She grabbed her iphone but it was too late to get a good shot. We have to believe her as I didn't see him!
In the park we saw roadrunners, lizards and a grey fox. No javelinas!
... towns we pass is called Valentine - population 215!! It looks pretty much like a ghost town - several vacant buildings and who knows how far they have to go for a grocery store. NOT my cup of tea! Along the way we stop along the road at a picnic area. The train track runs next to the road, but no trains in this area. We are surprisingly next to a tethered Drone Blimp - the kind we saw in Yuma. They are used to photograph the border. The ...
... pretty funky village. There are a few galleries, a freaky looking hostel that caters to the many cyclists who ride from California to Florida (crazy!), couple of coffee shops, and some interesting locals. Many from outside of Marathon have settled here too, the woman working at the grocery store (who also runs the hostel) is Slovakian, another who worked or maybe owned it ...
... be here days later. There is nothing out here but views.
Driving into Marathon where our campground is located we needed to get diesel before our driven into Big Bend National Park tomorrow. We have been paying $3.83 and guess what – we had to pay $4.59 here – thought George was going to have a heart attack. Some girl from Ohio even snuck into our spot as we were waiting to get the diesel. George had to talk to ...