Great Western Inn & Suites
Travel Blogs from Del Rio
... hover over their food source. They beat their wings
rapidly and dart quickly from flower to flower -- much like their small
avian namesake. You can distinguish the moth from a hummingbird by the
antennae on its head, its tolerance for humans and its habit of landing
on flowers at times to feed.
- Female hawk moths entice males by emitting ...
A long drive again today, about 5-6 hrs Not much to see out here, we stopped and had a little picnic lunch, semi after semi going past...... the scenery is not that nice, David said it is starting to remind him of crossing the Nullabor .... gone is the green vegetation ... Hello desert. Relaxed at our hotel for a little while, before heading out for dinner to yet another fantastic Mexican restaurant. Right next door to the hotel so no more driving ...
... here. Today we extend for another two nights. We went to Langtry, Tx
on a side-trip. The town was established by Judge Roy Beam along the
route of the new railroad. Crossing the Pecos River Gorge was never
The first trestle was over two-thousand
feet long and almost three-hundred feet above the river!
(footnote, the old bridge was
disassembled, shipped ...
... ever did! They were scary because there are supposedly huge fish in these waters. I mean 4-5 five feet long, and if one was really hungry it would come up to the top and eat me. Even though it probably wouldn’t eat me there could be a dumb fish that could eat me. After we did this we went back to the RV and them went back to the campground and then went to bed. I had a fun and scary ...
... the shade, and decided to push on.
But, not before putting some wildlife notches on our belts. Three deer, three Road Runners (Beep Beep), and one grasshopper. The deer and the birds did not stop to pose for photos, but we did manage to capture the giant grasshopper for posterity.
Big Bend Nat'l Park is separated from Mexico by the Rio Grande. We took a picture of it which only was about 50 - 100 feet across. We didn't see ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility