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Travel Blogs from Silver City
... as a school guidance counselor in Albuquerque, and now is a national parks volunteer. He was very knowledgeable, and answered a lot of questions. He is truly a credit to the national park service volunteers.
Marty told us about how the people lived, when they lived there (around 1200 AD), and details about their lives. We wandered the caves, saw where the people lived, and how they lived. It was a great place to visit, and it ...
... the local bike shop to get it repaired. The man who fixed the tire said with all the cactus around there it was a very common problem! We walked around the small town and went in some shops then had lunch at a restaurant with the best quesadillas! After checking in to the campground we hung out at the pool for the rest of the afternoon and then played some basketball.
... br> more here; http://www.travelpod.com/dashboard/entr y/1/1367697079
and about the park; http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/cityof rocksstatepark.html
From any highpoint in the park
you look across a vast basin ringed by mountains, some thirty miles
away, in any direction! The elevation here is over five thousand
feet, the mountains that surround us reach up to eight thousand feet.
In fact, our ...
... great park. The boys spent a fun afternoon there!
February 12 was Carolyn's birthday so after the usual birthday fair of opening presents we were off to go rock hounding. Something she has been looking forward to for while. With a map in hand and directions from the camp ground owner off we went.40 miles of highway driving, the 7 miles of dirt roads, and the 3 miles of dirt track, off in nowhere. That's when things started to get interesting. ...
... out south on The Turquoise Trail, NM State Highway 14, toward Albuquerque and I25 South. From there it would be south to Socorro, and then west on 60 to Datil. Here's where the scenic beauty really kicks in for me. From Datil, NM, I headed S/W on 12, and down into the Gila National Forest, one of the most beautiful and wonderful National Forests I've ever been in.
About 15 miles past Reserve, NM, turn left onto 180 toward Silver City. Seeing as how I'd been in these parts a ...