Holiday Inn Express Silver City
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... are major ups and downs and you're at an elevation of over 7700 feet above sea level. You can burn a set of brakes up quick. I found myself gearing down the transmission to let the engine slow us. We made several stops to take in the view and take pictures. Sadly, the pictures don't show the magnificence of what we have seen. It's just too vast and too detailed. We saw quite a few black tail deer, and they are big! No other ...
We went through our first border control checkpoint on the way to Silver City. Being so close to the Mexician border these checkpoints seem to be pretty common. They didn't want to see ID and only asked where we were from and if there was anyone else in the back of the truck. After all the "hitchhikers may be escaped prisoners" signs they didn't need to worry about us picking anyone ...
Church on Sunday was at The Episcopal
Church of the Good Shepherd here in Silver City. Truly a great stop,
one of the most comfortable and welcoming churches so far. The Rev.
Paul Moore is younger, interesting, most engaging and a birder. Aside
from the city itself, this church alone brought us to ponder a longer
stay here. More at:
I have ...
... to enter our camp area. Doug is his name and he's backpacking from Mexico to Cumbres Pass in CO. But, to this point he's been given two rides of about 80 miles and has walked about 15 while camping out 2 nights and moteling it the other two. He's a retired Pastor and survivor of a brutal fight with cancer. This is his victory celebration.
The last 4 miles to Emory pass were brutal, but the payoff was well worth it! ...
... in distance. We have seen cliff dwelling before but were interested in seeing these.
But ----the drive from Silver City north up route 15 for the first 18 miles is limited to those vehicles under 20 ft and everyone has told me that it is the worse road to drive in the nation. Little room to move, no center line, cliffs without guardrails, one needs to hug to the right all the time. We could have avoided that by taking route 35 which was ...