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... lookout point but we decide it's too much like hard work given the 84deg F heat! We retrace our steps back to Castolon, carry on the main route for a few miles before taking the road down into Chisos Basin. This is a twisty mountain road, surrounded by more beautiful scenery. When we get to the end we walk out to The Window view point which is stunning, although for some reason it feels like we should be on our way to ...
... on staying for a week.
10/16 - We woke up to a beautiful sunrise in Van Horn. Drove the Texas Mountain Trail as we left Van Horn for Fort Stockton. We are staying at the Fort Stockton RV park for the night. The park was pretty crowded with 1/2 the park designated for full-timers living there and the rest for people like us coming in/out for the night. There isn't much around this area, so ...
... Oh well. We made it without difficulty. The park is wide open with very few trees and no amenities, but it only cost $18 and it's just for one night. It has been so hot today, the refrigerator has had problems cooling down. Everything is still frozen, but the refrigerator temp is reading 45. Hopefully it will cool down over night.
Then tonight I found out that the new mobile Hot Spot we purchased for this trip does not have coverage in this area. ...
... cold in Arkansas, and we expected things to get better weather wise. They didn't. We went through Dallas (and both Laurie and I were reminded why we don't live in a city anymore) where fog had set in. The temperature in Dallas was 34........and the automated highway signs said that bridges and roads were beginning to ice. Nice.
One other thing is....when we actually reached the Texas line, we still had 12 hours driving ahead of ...
... World's Largest Road-Runner (see photo), giant wind turbines dotted the horizon.
It was a very hot day with the temperature peaking at 107 degrees at 5.30pm.
Fort Stockton doesn't really have a lot to offer but it was a long enough drive for one day.
Terry gave the Jeep a well-deserved hi-tech carwash as it was looking grubby after 1,657 miles.
Decided to rest up at a Hampton Inn for the ...
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