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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 ...
... the fort. In a few sentences it was a key post in the defense system of west Texas. Form 1854 to 1891, troops stationed at the post protected emigrants, freighters, mail coaches, and travelers on the San Antonio-El Paso Road. It was very interesting and I would recommend visiting it if you are ever out this way. I even ran into one of my students that I had in 1st grade 5 years ago! It is ...
... 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!
... got her stones for her collection of stones from around the world from the Rio Grande, and I used my film cameras to do a bit of photography. We met a couple from France in this area, and another couple from New Hampshire. When you're way out in the boonies like this and you both stop to look...you tend to talk to each other. They're fellow travelers like us........checking out the dirty edges and odd places.
From there, we head to ...
... 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 ...
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