Travel Blogs from Alpine
... from the front office, then stopped by Bryan’s Poco Taco on the way out for breakfast tacos. Nice family-owned place across from the square. Drove onward through Eldorado, Menard, and Mason. Stopped by Fort Mason in Mason. Robert E. Lee was at Fort Mason for a time, as was Albert Sydney Johnston. Inside the fort was an informative self guided museum of an officer’s quarters. It was quiet and peaceful at the fort, which was ...
... long fresh air break and did a lot of walking! Very hot! Very strange to be on the United States side and look over at Mexico. The differences are so striking!
On our way to Tuscon, AZ, we made short stops in Deming and Lordsburg, NM and Benson, AZ. During the night, we will make short stops in Maricopa and Yuma, AZ, Palm Springs, Ontario and Pamona, CA. Our final destination ...
... So different from where we live where the sun has to clear the
mountains before becoming visible. Here the horizon meets the sky everywhere I look. More like being on the ocean but without the tides. I can't imagine how brutal the summer would be since the sun is already very hot. And as soon as it goes down the heat leaves the land and it drops 20 degrees. Such an inhospitable land. You can see how the mountains are eroding and turning into scrub ...
... left which meant they tried the door but couldn’t open it with the dead bolt on.
Terlingua – There is a ghost town here. Cinnnabar was discovered here which metal mercury was extracted in the mid 1880. So the mines are now boarded up and that is where the ghost town is. Most of this town looks Mexican with a lot of mobile and adobe homes yet it has three RV Parks. What they do have in this town is cheaper gas ...
... east of Fort Stockton, and ate out of the cooler.
Drove on, then stopped at the South Llano River State Park. Walked a bit on the trails, and sat in a bird blind for a little bit while Tricia took pictures. Then we went swimming in the river – it was really cold so we did not really swim, but just cooled off. We got out, and then a few minutes later I saw a critter in the water – I was pretty sure it was a ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed