Travel Blogs from Alpine
Nein, Amtrak ist kein Sohn tschechischer Einwanderer, sondern die nationale Eisenbahngesellschaft hier. Jaja, Züge gibt's ja auch noch - auch wenn sie nicht viel vorzuweisen haben, um sich ins Gedächtnis einzubrennen. Zuerst mal gibt's nur eine sehr beschränkte Anzahl Langstrecken-Routen. Dann fahren die Dinger auch nicht im Stundentakt, sondern …
... was great and the light was beautiful as the sun set - a lovely end to an enjoyable vacation. Back to Austin tomorrow.
[Before we left the next morning, Kelly was attacked by a crazed bobcat kitten and had to put it down (it came at him even after he shot near it to scare it). It was acting strange - it had tried to get in the back porch, and was wandering around the backyard. He hated to do it, but such is country life.]
... It will be so much fun to stay in touch!
One thing Mom and Dad have discovered....we will need to DIET after this trip! Your routine on the train is eat and sit, eat and sit and take advantage of every stop offering a fresh air break!
We are so proud of Kallen. He is such an awesome traveler; coloring, singing songs, playing games and watching out the windows to pass time!
... the middle of nowhere Texas. For example, they have a film festival, galleries and quite a few good and healthy places to eat, a wellness center and an international school. Then there are the Marfa lights that actually do exist. They are supposed to by mysterious lights out in the desert and what do you know, they are really there.
Meanwhile the trip through the desert was amazing. We went through SMALL towns that are barely a crossroads such ...
Redford- This town looks like it is dead. School is closed and most of the houses are boarded up. It was like driving in Mexico.
Big Bend Ranch State Park – this is the largest state park in Texas and it ran along our north side as we drove the 68 miles on the scenic route. 311,000 acres with a ranch for overnight and some primitive camping areas only allowed with a permit. We saw a sign that said Visitor ...
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