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Travel Blogs from Cloudcroft
4 days in same place....moving on tomorrow to Santa Fe where Holly is putting us up. A few pics of sojourn in Cloudcroft and environs attached, mostly of view from Sacramento Mountains over White Sands to the distant San Andreas range.
Hiked trail to Smith's Spring. 285N thru Carlsbad NM then 82W to Cloudcroft. Booked in here till Thursday, looks interesting place - first one we could even consider - but arrived at dusk so will take time to explore the local climate...cultural/political/weather... .to divine whether any possibility at all. Now have accommo with Brandi's friend in …
Our visit to White Sands National Monument came upon a recommendation of a colleague who had lived in Texas. It was a good location in New Mexico so it went on the itinerary. While the RV was getting an oil changed, outside of Seattle about a month ago (see August 27) I started reading an article in an RV magazine on the various balloon festivals. One of which was in White Sands. I checked against our itinerary and ...
... the great teachers in our lives. Mariana and Sintra I am thinking of you. The “Jerry Rig” showed an oil rig with four workers, and I could not help to smile when I saw one hard hat laying on the ground and the hard hat owner climbing the rig with his hair blowing in the wind. A hundred years later this would be cause for great concern, safety penalty points and who know what else. Kris I am sure you know all about these type of penalties.
While walking ...
I've been processing our experience here in the Lincoln National Forest. This is the first time I’ve camped for an extended period of time without water and electric. It takes some getting used to but I’m trying to adjust. Honestly, I’m coming to grips with some serious pride issues that God is trying to burn out of me. I didn’t realize how much it would bother me getting used to constant helmet hair, no makeup (not even mascara which is my favorite) ...
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