La Quinta Inn & Suites Big Spring
Travel Blogs from Big Spring
... thinks of Texas? Some hills appeared in the distance, and we were most surprised to see wind turbines, hundreds of them.
The campsite at Big Spring wasn't great, barely enough room between vehicles to be able to get in and out of the trailer; still we were only staying overnight, and we didn't even bother to unhitch.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Departure: 8:13 am
Arrival: 4:00 pm CTD, Texas RV Park of Big Spring, Big Spring, TX
Distance: 256 miles
Geraldine invited us in for breakfast in the morning, so we were up at 6:00 am to get ready. A quick (and delicious) breakfast of eggs, toast, and bacon, and Geraldine was off taking her kids to school ...
... views. The photos will be more explicit.
Once I was down the mountain and checked into a motel in Alamogordo, I immediately got back on the bike and headed out to White Sands National Monument for the sunset. It was like being on another planet ....... and a much nicer one than I inhabited earlier in the day :D
P.S. Don't forget to click on the photos for a larger version and some comments.
... the ride today. After traveling about two hundred miles through Hill Country with huge areas of bright spring-green mesquite trees and praries with grazing long-horn cattle, goats, donkeys, packs of feral pigs, some sort of wild cat and thousands of vultures, I realized I was out of hill country and in the land of the windmill. OMG, I've never seen so many of ...
The winds were bad today and we decided to just stop in Big Spring TX at a Wal-Mart for the evening. We were the only rig in the lot. They did have an area out of the way which was just fine for the evening.
The following photo was taken in Fredericksburg. If you come to Texas be very careful what you say about politics. These folks have strong opinions and loaded guns!