Travel Blogs from Silver City
... fuel, no towns, NOTHING. We head out. About ten miles into the trip, I realize that we didn't fill up with fuel before we left. We had half a tank...and I thought we would have enough to make the trip. I also had ten gallons of fuel in Jerry cans in the bed, which buy me another 200 miles....so I knew we were fine. We press on.
It is a long way to the dwellings. Most of the road has a speed limit of 45 mph, and it's curvy as ...
... we head to the Gila Cliff Dwellings. Laurie has looked forward to this...so she's excited! More tomorrow!
Quote of the day- “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” - Flaubert Note: In the West Texas desert, you feel tiny indeed.
Song of the day- Free and easy down the road I go- Dierks Bentley
Church on Sunday was at The Episcopal
Church of the Good Shepherd here in Silver City. Truly a great stop,
one of the most comfortable and welcoming churches so far. The Rev.
Paul Moore is younger, interesting, most engaging and a birder. Aside
from the city itself, this church alone brought us to ponder a longer
stay here. More at:
I have ...
... and a black shirt. It was 65 degrees, but I guess he was cold. He used to in the music business, a band called Aces and Eights. Has a band now. Escaped the music business and came here. McDonald's, where we go for wifi, is turning out to be rich with characters.. McDonald's in Lordsberg was also a bus stop. Stories. Silver city had a guy that entertained Scott for a hour. We are at the KOA in Silver City. The owners are bikers and backpackers. The nicest people ...
... enough where there was one obvious trail. Guess they've been making quite an effort to do this along the trail - we sure appreciated it. We ended up on a ridge with a beautiful view and it was so awesome walking just that short distance knowing that Bethany and many others over the years have taken those same steps along their much longer journey. I hope we can do some longer day hikes along the Continental Divide and the Pacific Crest Trail in the years to come.