Travel Blogs from Silver City
I check the breakfast room. No annoying girls. We eat for a little bit and watch the news. We depart mid-morning, with my wet clothes in the back of the truck (my dad's decision, thinking that they would dry out faster when exposed to the sun).
We arrived at White Sands a half hour later. We took a walk in the dunes, where it was very hot …
... 11.30 7 500 1 200
Hy 35 20 75 A: 13.00 800
Meet Martin for lunch
Sapillo Campground 8 83 14.30
Neem COT ...
Today we headed into the past,
to the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Park.
The Cliff Dwellings were 45 miles north of Silver City, but because of
the sharp curves and steep inclines of the road the trip took us 2 hours, the drive
passed through extensive pine forests, and along mountain ridges with fantastic
views. Nearing the National Park we
passed through an area that recently ...
We noticed that the front passenger headlight and fog light were not working. So as we drove from the park north, we passed through Silver City, and stopped at an O’Reilly’s Auto Parts to get bulbs. We did not want to be stopped or ticketed. Then we headed into the Gila National Forest, and crossed over the Continental Divide for the first time. The only road up was twisting, winding and on the edge of the mountains - beautiful, but a little scary for ...
... to push the remaining weight sufficiently upward to be able to free my foot. Whew! I was truly relieved.
Now it remained for me to get the bike upright, get it off of that blasted hill, and reload it. I was able to do all of these things, but not before I walked the 1/4 mile back to the house to get some homeopathic arnica, and some rescue remedy. I was a bit shaken up, and the rescue remedy I knew would be helpful. In in all, I got away with a sore left shoulder, and a ...