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... for this neighborhood http://www.vintagetownship.com/). Honestly anyone would be lucky to live in such a nice area, and our gracious hostess/host (Sandra and Dan Hines) took me for a spin in their golf cart to check out the neighborhood. They have houses that can fit anyone's needs, big or small.
The Hines greeted us with a delicious taco dinner and got up early to feed ...
Yesterday we took a trip to Taos. The change around Espanola and Velarde is incredible, it is amazing what the introduction of Casinos does to an area. Taos still has it's pretty square and a nice quilt shop, and Paul found a book shop. Today we did a long drive to Roswell and visited the Alien museum, then another long drive to Lubbock. Two very straight boring roads, and due to high winds we were driving into a sand storm most of the ...
... It was quite amazing, as soon as we crossed the border into Texas, everything looked much more affluent and well-kept. There are huge ranches, extensive irrigation systems everywhere. Apparently, cotton is king in that area of west Texas, but there was major agriculture everywhere, huge farms, huge dairy cattle operations, a few oil wells, large grain elevators. Went through Muleshoe (always ...
14th November 2013
Start: Extended Stay America, 501 South 1st Street, Austin, Texas
Finish: Koko Inn, 5201 Avenue Q, Lubbock, Texas
We woke up this morning at 10am, after a nice night out in Austin. We've decided to make straight for Santa Fe in New Mexico. So we plugged the city into Victoria who informed us we had 11 plus hours ...
... know about the new road works and you find it takes 30 minutes to get 5 miles away from the hotel.
Finally on the right road and right direction, 5 hours to Lubbock. Speed limit -75 mph.
Slight detour off the freeway due to an accident. One car with a crunched front end, the other a burned out wreck. Just shows the movies are correct, American cars do blow up on impact.
One of our challenges is to 10 towns with names in songs. First one today was ...
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