The Corner House
Travel Blogs from Alpine
... roofs and put the windows in the sides, but otherwise did not change the buildings themselves. The works inside are 100 unique aluminium cubes. Each cube was meticulously placed in a specific location with one complex interior next to a simple one and all are aligned. His mission, or goal, was to create art that is an integral part of the environment.
The impact of this installation is difficult to describe. Each cube creates ...
... Ft. Davis appreciate what a gem they have there. But now my destination is the big city of El Paso. I usually just drive straight through El Paso but this year I decided to spend some time in the city. I started by driving through the Magoffin Historic District just east of downtown El Paso, where Joseph Magoffin, a former El Paso mayor, built an adobe homestead in 1877. The original town ...
... Took the road down from Alpine toward Study Butte. It is always so amazing to see how the landscape changes and the different colors that appear here and there. The cactus are blooming and were beautiful to see.
Got to the campground and checked in. Took awhile to get all the groceries arranged and put away. Took some time to make some quick food, ie tabouli and hummus for later on during the trip. Rested a ...
... coming into Marfa and the dog sniffing jumped up – they asked if we had another dog. George thinks it was the food in the RV.
Marfa used to be best known for being the site of the film for James Dean’s final picture GIANT starring Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor and Dennis Hopper. The restored hotel, Hotel Paisano served as the center of activity for making the movie. There is a roaring fireplace in the lobby.
... is 21 miles long and raft trips are available. We hiked about a mile back into the canyon in late afternoon. We were virtually by ourselves with only a few other hikers on the trail. The scenery was spectacular and seeing how many echoes we could bounce off this narrow little canyon was a treat. Our drive home took us over 13 miles of rough gravel ...
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