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Yesterday we took a trip to Taos. The change around Espanola and Velarde is incredible, it is amazing what the introduction of Casinos does to an area. Taos still has it's pretty square and a nice quilt shop, and Paul found a book shop. Today we did a long drive to Roswell and visited the Alien museum, then another long drive to Lubbock. Two very straight boring roads, and due to high winds we were driving into a sand storm most of the ...
... go there, Population 5158). Sports teams called the "Mules" and "Lady Mules". Who'd have thunk it? Then by Littlefield, TX, birthplace of Waylon Jennings. Miles and miles of well-kept ranches. Stayed overnight in Lubbock, played Trivia at Jake's. Some very good players. It was about five against one, but I held my own. Good competition. Went by "Mac Davis Blvd.", apparently, he must be from here?
14th November 2013
Start: Extended Stay America, 501 South 1st Street, Austin, Texas
Finish: Koko Inn, 5201 Avenue Q, Lubbock, Texas
We woke up this morning at 10am, after a nice night out in Austin. We've decided to make straight for Santa Fe in New Mexico. So we plugged the city into Victoria who informed us we had 11 plus hours ...
... front came through and within a few hours, the temperature dropped at least 25 degrees. It is currently 45 (it's now 7:30) and there is a freeze/frost warning out for tonight. Guess we should leave a faucet dripping tonight! Now remember the second winery? Well, their function was going to be outside in a tent. Not sure if they are having it or not since the temp plunged! Who knows maybe they will have lots of propane heaters scattered ...
... of windmills. As we looked around, we noticed most of the windmills were made in IL and some of the companies are still in business. I have never really looked at windmills, but they are made so that the blades can fold in on themselves so they can control the speed which they turn. The neatest displayed windmill was one like the earliest one built in what is now the US. It was built in 1621 on the Flowerdew Hundred Plantation in VA.
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