Hampton Inn Alpine
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... environment, while simultaneously related to its neighbors and the installation as a whole. The reflections on the cube surfaces and interiors change as you circle them and with the change of the position of the sun during the day. The surfaces are subtle, the effect of the reflections are sometimes like watercolors depending on what they are reflecting from the environment. Other times they are only shades of grey, using just form ...
... hardly missed. The sheer
grandeur of the place was enough to fill us. To camp along the Rio
Grande without a fence for hundreds of miles, just the way it has
always been, was refreshing. To see this river emerge from a canyon
fifteen-hundred feet deep and then re-enter another steep walled
canyon some sixty miles downstream, well you get the picture. Big and
vast and split and fractured and worn ...
... was started by Joseph's father James and was also the original site of Fort Bliss.
After my guided tour of the Magoffin home I saw a little more of downtown El Paso. The beautiful Union Station was built in 1905, designed by the same architect who did the station in Washington DC. It now houses Sun Metro, the local transit system, as well as Amtrak. The ...
... UFO’s for a long time, some think it is from the mercury in the mountains reflecting the lights, and others from the cars on highway 67 heading into Marfa. Who knows?
Alpine - This town is a resort town and the gateway for Fort Davis where we are headed tomorrow. There is a State University here which houses the Museum of Big Bend. The Big Bend Theater Group also puts on plays here. It has the feeling of a college ...
... a shortcut not recommended for all cars) and a 120 mile drive back to Alpine in the dark with lots of wildlife close to the road. We experienced one bird hit and a near miss of a deer. Big Bend is worth the trip and the next time we are in the area, although we enjoyed Marathon, we would stay in Rio Grande Village or on the southwest side of the park in Study Butte. ...