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The drop from Leakey down to Uvalde was straight and easy. And I finally found the anchor and bell of the USS Uvalde along Main Street - all decorated for Christmas. Carl had told me that his father (Beth's uncle) had served on the USS Uvalde, a cargo ship in the Pacific during WW II. No, there is no listing on the memorial of the many crew members that served on it, unfortunately.
Tomorrow is over the Fence and into Mexico.
... from door knocking I dropped the lid on the camper and we drove down into the Monument Valley itself. We went to sleep with the shadow of one of the monuments being close enough to block out the stars. With a 4am start, Gael was rewarded with some great sunrise photo opportunities.
Our last stop in this part of the American West was to Mesa Verde to view the ancient Indian cliff dwellings. Amazing the extent they went too to live securely from would be intruders.
... OVER MEXICO - LAKE CHAPALA AREA - GAUDALAJARA - SAN MIQUEL - DELORES DE HILDAGO - ETC. AND THERE ARE ENGLISH SPEAKING COMMUNITIES IN ALL OF THE LITTLE TOWNS DOWN THE WEST (PACIFIC) COAST OF MEXICO. I WAS STOPPED IN MEXICO CITY SEVERAL TIMES BY MEXICAN STUDENTS DOING THEIR ENGLISH ASSIGNMENTS - THEY HAD TO ASK ME QUESTIONS IN ENGLISH AND RECORD MY ANSWERS IN ENGLISH. THAT IS ALL FOR NOW VIVA LA MEXICO MEXICO ...
... was a lack of detention space, we were obligated to release them on what is known as their own recognizance."
Their perception was reality until four months ago, when a dramatic "zero tolerance" crackdown called Operation Streamline began.
The border patrol has instituted a blanket policy of prosecuting in federal court anyone caught coming across the border. Detaining people for up to six months was initially expensive and overwhelmed the prisons and ...
... It was a warehouse-style store with groceries, electronics, clothing and everything inbetween. Lots of everything, including pre-Christmas shoppers!
The border crossing is always interesting to us. We got through faster this time, fortunately, though we still stalled idling in bridge traffic for 20+ minutes. Tomorrow's post will explain some of those ...