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... cliff dwellings climbs above a little creek that runs down into the Gila River. There is a lot of greenery here for such a high, dry location, and you can see why it was popular with the nomadic folks who created the cliff dwellings. The cliffs were originally created by volcanic activity and were great for shelter from the weather and natural enemies.
These dwellings were probably only used ...
... from those that
drain into the Atlantic. A portion of the Continental Divide Trail,
stretching from Canada to Mexico, travels through this area.
The byway overlaps with this Audubon-designated trail for birders
through the Gila too. Some 337 species of birds have been found at the 8
stops along the byway.
As you can see the weather is still very pleasant.
Jim and Kathy
... up in something I did not expect on a major interstate highway. We went through a border patrol checkpoint. All lanes from the interstate are routed through checkpoints, one for cars and one for trucks. I chose trucks as we are so big. Just as you approach the booth, you roll through a bunch of sensors and such set up along the road. We pulled up, and the border patrol officer said "Are all occupants United ...
... comforts of home” the thoughts of waking -up cold and kicking on
the heat holds no charm for us. Still, even with the uncertainty of
where we are going and what kind of weather we will stumble into, its
time to move.
Here at the Silver City RV Park, in
downtown Silver City, NM, We have meet some interesting people who
travel for different reasons. We meet two families who travel to
major bike races. One ...
... turning at Silver (local slang) to bike the continental divide and end up in Seattle. He will raft in Moab along the way. A marine engineer by trade, but judging from all his adventure, he just works as he adventures.
Fascinating man. Canoed down Alabama river to Florida and thru the Everglades to Key West. He rode a 4 wheeler thru Mexico, all on dirt roads to Guatemala. Interesting.
So many people in Silver told us of ...