Spirit Canyon Lodge
Travel Blogs from Silver City
... We trudge on up, but at a pace slower than we normally do. It's just not wise to push things when you're this far out in the boonies.
We get to the cliff dwellings, and Laurie is very excited. One of her degrees is in anthropology and it's of great interest to her. There are volunteers there to answer questions, and today, we talked to a guy named Marty Hooker. He was originally from Michigan, retired Air Force, worked 20 ...
... 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 ...
May 2, 2013
City of Rocks SP, NM
We are in New Mexico! but still in the
Chihuahuan Desert, another State Park.
The Kneeling Nun Tuff that make up the
rocks here was produced millions of years ago by a very large
volcanic eruption, oops! to much info! Lets just say that wind,
rain, freeze, thaw and plant life over thirty-five million years has
turned this place into ...
... you can enter the structures. From the river valley it is a scenic 20 minute 1 mile hike to the ruins. You can still hear the ghosts of people past as you walk the steep paths along the cliff face. It was the perfect time to visit as there were few people at the ruins. We all enjoyed the quiet and peace of this scenic place.
Silver City proper is an interesting mix of old Victorian buildings adobe structures and home to a thriving artistic community. ...
... middle finger (which is still stiff/sore as I write this on September 27). Strangely enough, my trapped left foot/ankle escaped virtually unscathed.
Once reloaded, it was now another mile to pavement, and was I glad to get there. The Swing suffered some cracking and scraping to the left fairing plastics, and the dashboard storage compartment was knocked a bit out of wack, but nothing structural or mechanical was damaged, and so I felt OK heading out on my way.