Travel Blogs from Pecos
... months. As is our tendency, we tried to make the best of the situation. Each time we saw a uhaul trailer or van, we burst into singing: " I wanna go home ….. I wanna go home…... OH, I wanna go home." Then we would laugh at our silliness.
After months of singing our little ditty, the day finally came when we could leave. We bought a little open utility trailer for the meager stuff we had, and loaded up. As can always ...
... 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 ...
... flat desert or the cities of Phoenix or Tucson.
Without good prospects finding a suitable place to park for the next 150 miles we stopped in Benson, AZ and racked up a short 393 mile drive. Benson is another railroad town, now an Interstate 10 town. Not much historical personality in this little town of 5,000. A Walmart, a Safeway and the turn off exit for Tombstone is about it.
By the time we pulled ...
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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