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Travel Blogs from Silver City
... this was good for them, but not for me!
It was a beautiful drive through the back roads. Doris was able to take some good photos. We arrived in Silver City at 7PM.
The sunset was like none I've ever seen! We were up on a hill and the sun set all around us. Pictures did not do it justice!
... put the truck on the tow dolly and headed down the road.
We head out of Marfa and we're about 20 miles down the road, and I see something in the distance......and I said to Laurie...."is that a blimp?" We got closer and I told her that I knew what it was........I had seen one in the Keys several years ago. It was a tethered radar balloon. They put it way up in the air...like 15000 feet. At this altitude, it ...
... with our feet in, but there was no way we were laying in it. On the hike back out we saw a man riding his horse on the trail which was kind of cool.
On the drive back down the mountain we stopped at Roberts Lake to go fishing but didn't catch anything. There was also a huge copper mine we stopped to look at for awhile and we were impressed by the magnitude of it. We ...
... zombie resistance spray. There wasn't anyone that soft-'pedaled' our climb ahead and we knew that something difficult lay in our path in order to cross New Mexico. We've climbed the "Divide" several times before, so there was no pretending this would be any cake walk. And, it didn't disappoint. The twists, turns and unending severe grade tested us well. Our prior weeks had prepared us to meet everything it threw at us. We have been out three weeks today. We started today at the ...
... we had a picnic lunch down the road; and then viewed
pictographs painted on a cliff face.
These paintings have faded with time, but they are still distinct enough
to make out the form of a man and a frog, with many other patterns that have no
apparent meaning; but to make these pictures the Indians had to go to great
lengths to make the paint and then to climb the cliff face to do the painting. On the ...