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- Today I'm really happy because I'm headed to Texas!
- I got gas this morning after stopping for coffee and filled up my tank
- The bathrooms were actually pretty clean
- Now I have my road trip CD playing and I'm pumped to go to one of my favorite states
On to Raton We left Amarillo, "in our easy chairs" said DH , hot coffee in hand. Open road ahead, starting to feel the excitement of what's ahead....? Maybe The road thru west Texas is just open land , flat. Somewhat greener than I expected. DH offered me a driving lesson, which I refused. We saw a lot of those huge windmills, the three bladed ones. I'll post pictures . Antelope were grazing all along the road. We saw hundreds of them, some ...
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Back on the road, northern Texas is a rolling patch of grassland and tumbleweeds - if you can call something 5X the size of Rhode Island a "patch." (I hope Andy appreciates the shout out for RI) Some farmers were working the fields spreading dust far and wide and leaving their mark as a coat of dust on the passing travelers - I guess that's what they call Texas justice.
I went to Fort Union National Monument today. I hadn't done any research before my visit and didn't know much about the site. I learned that Fort Union was built in 1851 to protect the Santa Fe Trail and some of the new territory taken from Mexico in 1848 at the end of the Mexican-American War. It soon played an ...
... s Monday morning, it’s not raining and I’m about to start a descent out of the Rockies through Cimmaron Canyon State Park. We were still at over 8,000 ft when we descended through brilliant autumnal forests. We lingered as long as possible, rejoicing in the beauty of the flame coloured trees, the clear brooks, blue sky and warm sunshine. This is what cycling is all about!
Before the trip David had worried about ...