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1030. Had a late start in the day. Missed breakfast at the hotel so they gave us vouchers for a bakery down the street. Just our luck that Tuesday was the one day that they close. Got a flat tire the night before so we had to get that taken care of at Oasis Tire in Alpine. Unexpected $200+ Mando had to spend. Boo.
1230. Got to the McDonald …
2000. Arrived in Alpine, TX. Checked into the Holland Hotel. Pretty fancy! Sitting outside now at the hotel restaurant waiting for our food. Pineapple mojito & fancy margarity at hand. Waiting on some fried green tomatos (which were yum), spare ribs (delicious!), & pork loin (which were just ok).
2200. Brought dessert back to the …
San Antonio marked an invisible dividing line on our road trip. Throughout our first month, the main focus had been on "visiting" things - visiting buildings, exhibitions, museums and all things cultural. Now, instead, the focus would shift to "viewing" things - admiring all of the natural beauty of the Western half of the USA. And what a landscape …
... of all, hostile to
fools like me, I loved it.
After all the antiparticle, after four
months on the road to get there, after seeing it and feeling it then
turning away from it, returning to civilization, I feel a bit empty.
What did I hope to change by going in the first place? We are still
who we have always been. We will taste and feel and remember Big
Bend for a long time, ...
... is more alive than some of the run down towns we have seen today. The area is cooler than the Gulf area and tourists come to golf, mountain climb, camping, and great viewing. It is also known for the Woodward Agate Ranch and its famous Texas agates in all colors.
There are still many other towns to visit in this area like Fort Stockton, Odessa and Midland but we can’t visit it all. We will stay in Fort ...