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Our first stop today was a short nature walk along a board walk close to our campground. The swamp land had nesting birds and fish nesting too in their water holes. The hike to the hot springs took us by some buildings built in 1942; a store and what was maybe a hotel. Guessing it was a destination spot for tourists then. Big Bend wasn't designated ...
... front of me at the cashier. I handed her my stuff and she looked all over the bag for a bar code....there was none! She sent a guy back to find the price, and I told her that I couldn't find one and that was the only bag back there that size. He was gone for a long time and I had to go to the bathroom. I ran in there while waiting on the price check. When I got out he had gotten back and said the the cost was 8 dollars. I told the girl ...
... It will be so much fun to stay in touch!
One thing Mom and Dad have discovered....we will need to DIET after this trip! Your routine on the train is eat and sit, eat and sit and take advantage of every stop offering a fresh air break!
We are so proud of Kallen. He is such an awesome traveler; coloring, singing songs, playing games and watching out the windows to pass time!
... to Alpine. We have a great Mexican dinner in Alpine then head back towards Marfa. Laurie wanted to stop and look for the famous "Marfa Mystery Lights"........and we saw them! I don't think they're anything like space aliens or anything.....but a confluence of real things. Personally, I think they're lights on cars WAY out in the desert.....and the shimmering and heat waves make them jump about and move around. It's a cool thing to see ...
... the National Park.
Lajitas – This used to be an Army post and a border crossing. The town was bought in 2008 and now it is a resort with river running, golf, tennis, horseback riding, fitness facility, star gazing and cute shops in the Adobe style. The Barton Warnock Visitor Center is located here which showcases the Chihuahuan Desert. If you have a Texas State Park Pass you can get in free here, the fort and the ...
Other places to stay in Alpine
2607 West Highway 90, Alpine | 3 star hotelfrom $125
2401 East Highway 90, Alpine | 3 star hotelfrom $84
2800 West Highway 90, Alpine | 1 star hotelfrom $101
2407 East Highway 90, Alpine | 2 star hotelfrom $71
209 West Holland Avenue, Alpine | 3 star hotelfrom $122
1404 East US Highway 90, Alpine | Hotelfrom $34