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Camping at the Marathon Motel includes areas for both tents and RV's hookups . There is a nice shower room for campers and and outdoor firepit area to sit at night around the provided campfire in the unique fireplace.
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I started out from Alpine at about 10:00AM. Sul Ross University is in Alpine but I passed by without thinking to take a photo of their campus. This school has an outstanding rodeo team and when you look at the country side you can see it would be ideal for cowboys. The weather was good and the roads were nice. My initial goal was to bike from Alpine to Marathon a little over 33 miles. During this ride ...
... been very strong for the last week or so, and that is probably why it was not up. Another town we come by is Marfa - established in 1883, population 2,000. Named by the wife of the West Texas Railroad after a character in a Russian novel she was reading. This town is trying to re-invent itself. It is famous for some mysterious lights that appear at night. We were there in the day, so no idea if it was worth it or not. Also many ...
... inch the aging hippie. Many Mexicans too.
I'm finally camping as the weather was a lovely 25 or so today. But the nights get cool so I'll be bundling up tonight when I go to bed, my first in the new tent. I found a great place too because they have RV hookups and regular rooms and all the amenities that come with that. So for $10 I can pitch my tent, have access ...
... myself crossing this in a wagon train or on horseback. There is no water but of course the Rio Grande has been dammed here so that might be the reason. I just can picture those Apaches waiting up there to attack.
We saw on our drive of about 130 miles some bikers on ten speed bikes traveling along this road. I could not believe it and where are they going to get water. We even thought that if we had a blow out here we ...
... post office, a bakery going out of business and for movie buffs the motel scene for the movie Paris, Texas.
After visiting the Gage Hotel, which is very elegant with a nice pricey restaurant we decided instead to dine at the Snakebite Saloon. Entering through swinging saloon doors you will find a long bar, a few tables for diners, a corner ...