Motel 6 Del Rio
Travel Blogs from Del Rio
So today in Rio was my first day eating in a restaurant.This is just the second day but I do love it here and fell in love with it the moment I got here.The people are friendly and respectful.I did notice most of the population here is catholic and they did have a catholic celebration in here not to long ago which was filled from people all over the world to come and celebrate it.Many people also celebrated in their churches,houses like they had retreats and I'm pretty sure ...
... a season, especially in southern areas.
... here. Today we extend for another two nights. We went to Langtry, Tx
on a side-trip. The town was established by Judge Roy Beam along the
route of the new railroad. Crossing the Pecos River Gorge was never
The first trestle was over two-thousand
feet long and almost three-hundred feet above the river!
(footnote, the old bridge was
disassembled, shipped ...
... and Eagle Pass to Del Rio. More customs and border control cars along the way and a traffic stop in the other direction outside of Eagle Pass. Lots of big ranches and then near Asherton a lot of new oil drilling and pipeline activity. We didn't dare cross the river to Mexico anywhere and stopped at Del Rio before the big push to Big Bend National Park the next ...
... guarding that no one came out. Scary.
We are now in Del Rio which is right on the border. Our campground offers tours to Ciudad Acuna, where we can get inexpensive shopping, dining, liquor, cigarettes, pharmaceutical supplies and dental work. Anyone want us to pick something up for them?
Tomorrow we head for Laredo, which is the border town we crossed on our honeymoon in Mexico, 49 years ago. Hoping to see if anything's changed.