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- Swimming pool
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- Pets allowed
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... have not been able to solve the lights. Nevertheless today's ancestors of 1800 settlers donated money to build a huge pavilion dedicated to view the Marfa lights.
We stopped at this pavilion to check out the area but of course we could it see the lights since it was daytime. We did get some pictures of the Flats at this iconic location.
Off to downtown Marfa!! I researched on Yelp! and found this very highly rated food truck in ...
... was to die for. Wow.....it was fantastic.
After this, Laurie wanted to walk the outside grounds at the Chinati foundation, and I walked with her for a bit. It is on an old army base, that used to be a cavalry base...and I don't mean air cav.....I mean chasing Pancho Via on horses cavalry. It was also used during WW II. There were old watering troughs for the cavalry horses still there. A lot of the barracks and buildings are ...
... here...it really doesn't matter. One side is just as barren and remote as the other.
There are places to put in a canoe or raft and float the river. The border is the center of the river.....leaving you floating in and out of either country. We saw people putting in with a canoe, and floating downriver to another vehicle which they would take back to the put in point. Like everything else out here.....you're on your own. You keep this in mind ...
... tattooed hippie looking kid that was imported from Austin. The service was good, tattooed coffee dude was quite chatty, and the coffee was good! We did find out that a lot doesn't go on in town until the latter part of the week and the weekend. The first part of the week is slow and a lot of stuff isn't open.
We drove around a bit, and found where the Chinati Foundation is located. Laurie plans on going there in a few days. This is a big, ...
... t be more different. Forest Park is a cool, misty rain forest a few hundred feet above sea level. Franklin Mountains is a mile-high Chihuahuan Desert environment with no shade from the 300 days per year of blazing sun. I limited my hiking to short, easy nature trails and enjoyed the views of the mountains and the city below.
As you leave the Patriot Freeway for ...