Holiday Inn El Paso-Sunland & I-10 W.
Travel Blogs from El Paso
Up very early. Once again loaded up the car and hit the Interstate. Was keen to get some miles under my belt, decided to forego breakfast until the next town. As the sun broke I actually had to pull over, it was blinding. I'll tell you now sitting in the Arizona backblocks watching the sun rise- a religious experience. So quiet.
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... me into a different car. A lady named Mrs. Reina then rescued me and took me to her place where I stayed for a while. There are many museums in El Paso and also the Holloman Air Force Base. There is a lot of history throughout the cities with very old buildings.
Dave wanted to drive through the Guadalupe Mountains National Park on our way over to the Chiricahuas so we headed down to El Paso, Texas. Dave said, "Then we can say we've been to Texas. We really just drove through it though. The Guadalupe mountains were also beautiful but, since I was driving, I didn't really get any pictures of them. Carlsbad is in the Guadalupe mountains though, so Slaughter Canyon is a good ...
... cold mountains of S. Colorado. Last summer we actually went to the Rio Grande headwaters and oh what a change these delicious waters see. However, as Turner said, "This is my river so don't go talking bad about her!" I agree. It's what we got here in the desert town of El Paso...and you know what. It's pretty darn cool. I can see myself floating down this river all next summer...and that's all I gotta say about that.
... were not out of their hutch. When we got closer we saw why, there was a small diamondback laying right outside the hutch. One of the staff, David (pronounced daaaveeed :) ) Threw rocks at it till it was dead. The cooks prepared it for breakfast the next day, you know it really does taste a little like chicken. The pretty much leave snakes alone unless they are inside the walls, then all bets are off and they lose their heads.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool