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... hit us. As Andrea was walking from shower, marble sized hail started falling from sky. She got back to the tent just in time but said it really hurt.
Silver city is to the south of Gila Forest and a National Park. We didn't get to explore further north but will someday. Drove around the historic town on the way out.
... kinda spooky, but it just draws you to it. Laruie and I were discussing it with a local there shooting pictures. We compared it to Chernobyl, without the radiation. It's like everyone just walked away one day and left everything there.
I could stay at Fort Bayard with my film cameras for weeks, shooting hundreds of rolls of films. It was just an incredibly interesting place...and such a testament to those who have gone before ...
... were seeing. You had to climb up ladders to see certain parts of the caves and had to take a long ladder to get out. This was so great to see in person and what a way to learn a little history too!
We had a picnic lunch at the bottom then drove to the Middle Fork hiking trail which ran along the Gila River ending up at a Hot Springs which reaches 140 degrees. ...
... last night and made some phone
calls. Today we are hunkered down against thirty mph gust of wind
caused by a dipping jet-stream that will deliver yet another “
Attic Blast” to the North-East. Still the sun shines and the
temperature might reach into the seventy’s while the birds continue
to feed and drink at the little Oasis we have created here. This
afternoon we will walk the ...
... the Sapillo Campground or north across the road from there where it crossed. Looking north seemed rather flat for awhile before getting into some trees so we drove into the campground to find that route.
Our first confirmation that we must be near the Trail was that there were cows along the road. Bethany had several run-ins with cows and wrote about them often in her Trail Journals! Bethany had also written and became very frustrated with the ...