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Happy Wednesday from Silver City. We had a good night's sleep and found the park to be exceptionally quite during the night.
We did a little exploring this morning with Harley, partly to tire him out before we headed out with the Jeep and partly to see some of the town. The old town area is very quaint and we found many small art businesses, restaurants and antique shops.
We saw a large building at the end of Main Street ...
... 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 ...
... We were really looking forward to going to some farmers markets on the trip but we seemed to keep missing them. We were excited to found out our timing worked to go to the Silver City farmers market. We went right there first and had fun walking around. There wasn't much fresh produce left but we were able to buy some baked goods instead! Caleb's bike tire had a small hole so we ...
... our “target
park” for this stop! One we missed in our 2010 whirlwind trip east
ahead of the winter storms. The Gila Cliff Dwellings. They were as
they should be, remote. Aside from everything else, the park service provides a
kennel for dogs. On the way out of the canyon we heard barking,
not sure who's barking but BARKING! We were glad to find Gertie and
Copper waiting, quietly, while another ...
We climbed into the tent last night and it was sooo cold. We had layers and layers on and still slept a little cool. We were off the main road on a dirt side road. There seemed to be nothing around us, but in the middle of the night, twice, a barking sound awakened us. It did not sound like a dog, but do coyotes bark? It was a high pitch like a coyote, but incessant barking. I've heard coyotes howl forever, but not bark.
We continued climbing this morning until ...