Days Inn Snyder
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... It was quite amazing, as soon as we crossed the border into Texas, everything looked much more affluent and well-kept. There are huge ranches, extensive irrigation systems everywhere. Apparently, cotton is king in that area of west Texas, but there was major agriculture everywhere, huge farms, huge dairy cattle operations, a few oil wells, large grain elevators. Went through Muleshoe (always ...
... an elevation change!
According to the historical markers, it was a much larger town in the past. There aren't many houses left here now. The rv park is where the town bank once stood. The owner manged to save the bank steps. The post office is next door, so I guess you could call this area the downtown of Hermleigh.
Surrounding the town is cotton ...
... kayaking on the Llano River from Robinson Park.
The yellow rumped warbler, cedar waxwing, and others were beginning to
make their appearance even though the weather has made things a little
difficult for these creatures.
We were also fortunate one day to
spot a snipe on the river bank. Robert spotted it and took awhile to
find it because it was so well hidden in the vegetation along the river
bank. Robert ...
There just isn't much to write about while crossing this huge state on I-5. Texas is such a large, flat state. But, I want to record the over-night stop overs so that we can see the distances traveled each day of this unusual adventure. The pictures reflect what we see: the same ! the same ! the same ...
14th November 2013
Start: Extended Stay America, 501 South 1st Street, Austin, Texas
Finish: Koko Inn, 5201 Avenue Q, Lubbock, Texas
We woke up this morning at 10am, after a nice night out in Austin. We've decided to make straight for Santa Fe in New Mexico. So we plugged the city into Victoria who informed us we had 11 plus hours ...