Travel Blogs from Fort Davis
... gave a short presentation on different things we could see without the telescopes using the coolest laser pointer. Next we were able to view stars, the moon, Jupiter, and Saturn through different huge telescopes. It was a bit overcast that night but were still able to see the craters on the moon, the moons around Jupiter, and Saturn's rings. It was such a cool experience and worth everyone being a little grumpy ...
... find out more of the story behind that name for yourself, if you
..stay well.. do good... stay in
We stayed an extra day, rode bike with
Don, took some more photos..
..from Don't Squat With Yer Spurs
….There's no time to rest when
there's work to be done. Eat on the run, forget about sleep, and
change horses often..
I'm glad I'm not ...
... Lodge just up the hill with a restaurant but there seems to be concern that they recently changed the menu with higher prices and took out a number of favorite items. It is a great place to camp and when it is hot in Texas this area seems to be comfortable. There is an amphitheater, wildlife viewing, scenic overlook drive, playground, bike trail, hiking trails, primitive equestrian camping, interpretive center and dump station. We would come ...
... there about 10pm, back to Indian Lodge.
Hiked the Skyline Trail, came back down part of it and then cut over to the old CCC Trail to get back (it was easier hiking than biking!). We had a lovely picnic lunch at a 20 foot long cement picnic table. Back at the campground we stopped at the Interpretive Center and read their displays. They also had a nice bird viewing area in the back. We did not color, although the ranger ...
... here is not Presidio (you can read it on the building) but Marfa: we did not get to Presidio, actually. It wa further on our way but... too many miles!
In Fort Davis we stopped for a coffee, talked to the waitress -the friendly woman said "wellcome to West Texas"- and to a customer, that heard that we talked spanish from Spain and asked where ...