Travel Blogs from Van Horn
... trains are not short and it takes a couple of minutes before it is past and the noise stops, let's hope there's not many running through the night otherwise we may have to dig out our earplugs!
A boring day but we knew when we set out that today and tomorrow would be pure driving days with no diversions along the way, roll on Wednesday when we intend to visit another national ...
... of varying tones. It's pretty to look at and provides for some interesting focal points for the eye.
As we drove through Texas, it seems clear to me that the people here are proud of their state. We have seen signs that say "Don’t mess with Texas" everywhere, even on the interstate. The Lone Star seems to be attached to almost everything…buildings, masonry, bridges, and anything semi-permanent. And the state flag…it flies ...
... space tickets are not available on this visit and Van Horn is going in our book as a "thumbs down" for extended stays. The winds are very high with the visibility poor from the dust and on the last evening, the motorhome was doing a lot of rocking from wind gusts But the phones did work for one more 3 hour conference call board meeting, making it convenient to be stationary with no sights to ...
But it’s time to go. Goodbye Austin, your live oak trees, your live music everywhere, your barbecue; goodbye good-time place. The clock says past 11 before we’re on our way, with half of Texas to cross before tonight. I skirt the city, loop through the suburban hills, the cedar trees and limestone cuts; finally hit the road to Fredericksburg.
I had a birthday there in ...
... pueblos and box canyon dwellings in Wupatki National Monument. The 1000 foot high Sunset Crater erupted between 1040 and 1100 spewing ash over 800 square miles and producing two lava flows. We rode for miles and miles through lava fields that seem to have hardened just yesterday. Vegetation is slowly returning to the landscape. The dwellings were intriguing, too. Builders used both limestone ...
Other places to stay in Van Horn
200 Golf Course Dr., Van Horn | 3 star hotelfrom $53
600 East Broadway, Van Horn | 2 star hotelfrom $56
1705 West Broadway, Van Horn | 2 star hotelfrom $55
1601 W. Broadway St., Van Horn | 1 star hotelfrom $73
1921 SW Frontage Road, Van Horn | 2 star hotelfrom $120
1-10 & 80 East Highway, Van Horn | Hotelfrom $27
100 E. Broadway, Van Horn | Hotelfrom $99