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... br> feast days the usually quiet valley community of San Lorenzo overflows
with pilgrims walking to the small miracle room tucked into the local
church. Watch for the cutoff to Bear Canyon Lake, a little gem offering
fishing and other recreation, and a picturesque, intermittent
The byway crosses twice over the mountainous hydrological divide that
separates watersheds that drain into the ...
... up in something I did not expect on a major interstate highway. We went through a border patrol checkpoint. All lanes from the interstate are routed through checkpoints, one for cars and one for trucks. I chose trucks as we are so big. Just as you approach the booth, you roll through a bunch of sensors and such set up along the road. We pulled up, and the border patrol officer said "Are all occupants United ...
... br> They provide a grassy area to pitch tents on. This doesn't mean much
until you understand that Silver City sets along the Continental
Divide and is a resupply point for people biking or hiking “The
Continental Divide Trail”. The 3100 mile trail from Mexico to
Canada attracts young and old alike each year. From May to September,
depending on which direction you chose to travel, you are going to
meet lots ...
... the continental divide. Then we went down and up up up until we reached silver city NM. Tough climb for mr. Scott has a great attitude he adopted from Terry Scholes, take it as it comes. He just plugs along and I murmur. We have met the most weird and fun and crazy people. Today at the market there was a man outside, long black hair, fake, a black hat, a black boots with silver ditties on a them, black coat, a black leather vest, black a gloves, black ...
... crossing stop on interstate 10 heading to Deming.
Deming -The town of Deming was our next stop before we headed north to get to our campground The City of Rocks State Park. We filled up with gas and made a Wal-Mart stop for supplies. Deming is known for the fields of chilies surrounding the town in the valley and have many of the same crops as Las Cruces except they have grapes and a couple of award winning wineries. What is ...