Travel Blogs from Pecos
... return all the way to Odessa before we could turn around. It wasn’t so funny at the time but have laughed and enjoyed the humor of it ever since.
The service station is no longer in business and the buildings have been destroyed. For having once been an oil booming area, the remnants of the service station speak of losses and sadness, perhaps emotional as well as financial. That part was sad to see.
I took a few pictures ...
... Add that to my list of crazy stuff along with this, who knew that shrimp and grits were for breakfast? I tried to order some for lunch the other day and the guy pretty much laughed at the idea of me even asking for it after 11am.
Going to try to sleep in tomorrow since we will gain two hours by the time we get to Arizona. Looking forward to spending the evening with the Paris'.
We stopped in Pecos, TX which touts itself as the home of the first Rodeo. The countryside is vastly different from the Big Bend country we came from as there are no mountains or hills. This is oil country and everyone around here works for the oil industry it seems. Interesting place and just another short stop along our ...
... With some agricultural activity (cantaloupe capital) and large deposits of oil and gas, Pecos has very little history other than its claim to being the site of the worlds first rodeo in 1893. Now a boom town for oil and gas, the male worker population boom was demonstrated first hand when we visited a restaurant. With recommendations from our park owners (former NASA engineer from Titusville, FL) we decided to test ...
San Antonio was beautiful. The hotel kind of stunk but we got comped a couple of the nights. :)
We walked all over. It was cool because there was a anime convention in town and there were so many people walking around dressed up. We went on a trolley tour and learned so much.
It was great meeting up with my friend, Jana because we had never met before. :)
The Alamo was so cool. Amazing seeing it for real. This whole trip is so dream like. it is wonderful to see how the landscape ...
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