Riata Inn Marfa
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- Non-smoking rooms
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
- High-speed internet in room
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... it was only a few days before vandals converged on the site, breaking the windows, looting the store, and grafitiing the walls. Elmgreen and Dragset came in and repaired the building, but this time around they’ve taken precautions: all of the store’s Prada wares are heavily alarmed, and stronger windows have been installed to protect the interior from forced entry. Additionally, the handbags have no bottoms and all of the shoes are right-footed. While ...
... to mean much around here, but we're assured that everything is open on the weekend....when we're going to be gone. The one business that seems to keep the hours they say they will are the restaurants. A bunch are owned by the Food Shark guy and they seem to always be open when they say they will. If it's an arts related thing.....the hours and days open on the door are just for show. They'll be open when they feel like it. The town is a bit ...
... of zero bars. They don't have 4G here....or 3G.....or any G as far as we can tell. They have cell service...and if you knew how remote this place is...you'd be amazed they have that. So we're sitting on the side of the road, and the border patrol pulls over to check on us. The guy thought we were having car trouble....we told him we were checking messages before heading out. He bid us a good day....and off we went!
Make no mistakes...it's ...
... You fill out the form and put it and your rent in a metal box. It's self service...but a lot of the campgrounds here are. It is very much a desert campground. It's remote here, so this is like the Hilton. We set up, checked the place out, did a repair on the motorhome (minor), and headed into town.
Marfa has a population under 2000. There were a few movies shot here, one of which was the epic from the 50's, "Giant", starring James Dean, ...
... turned to vast open ranges and desert - nothing else around. Then, in the distance, I see a little building - all by itself. I look and it is a Prada store in the middle of the desert.
A PRADA STORE??????? I had to stop and take a closer look. It's crazy. Here is a store with shoes and purses in the middle of nowhere. It turns out, it is someone's definition of "art". You can't go in ...