Chisos Mountain Lodge
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... the Big Bend visitor center. After about 20 minutes of driving the county Sheriff drove past us with lights flashing and sirens blazing. We didn't think much of it until we were stopped by a big accident on the road. I noticed the Sheriff was alone and no one had arrived to help yet so I went to ask if help was needed. It turned out he did need help. He was an EMT so he had the situation under control but there were 4 people pretty badly injured. Four 22 year old college kids ...
... between the U.S. and Mexico. The variety of flora and fauna is tremendous, given the contrasting landscapes of the desert, canyons and mountains. Initially we weren't sure whether we could stay there because it was going to be too cold to camp; fortunately, we were able to secure some lovely cabin space in the Chisos Basin. The drive was extraordinary, as we left the plains and entered red rock canyon country. It seemed appropriate to break up the ...
... with a more of a rustic look. After one day of walking up and down them I am slightly blown away that I am still in Texas. The drive here went as well as driving a motorcycle across Texas in the hard sun could have. I broke it up into 2 half days and slept, or at least tried to sleep along a dirt road about a mile off I-10. I say tried to sleep because my sleeping pad flew off the back of my bike at some point early on in the trip and I hardly got more ...
It's over 600 miles to here from Padre Island, so we did it in two days. This part of Texas is very green with huge Mesquite trees covering the hills. After crossing the Pecos River where it enters the Rio Grande we came to Langtry, home of the infamous Judge Roy Bean. An interesting character who dispensed justice along with a shot or two of whiskey at his saloon, the Jersey Lily. The site is kept up ...
... took a ride up the Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive up to the Santa Elana Canyon Overlook...which is a point on the US-Mexican border divided by
the Rio Grande. A return trip along the Ross Maxwell Drive and into Terlingua ended the best riding day so far. We are not sure where we are headed to today...a discussion to be had over morning coffee I ...