Travel Blogs from Fort Davis
... and then Presidio which is right on the Mexican border. It feels more Mexican than USA. Makes me want to really go to Mexico. There are so many abandoned structures everywhere. Its odd, like people just woke up one morning and said to themselves, "had enough", and left. Seem like they've been doing that since the first settlements. Terlingua was interesting as the new people just basically moved a few rocks and rebuilt a few of the houses that were ...
... and enjoyed watching the fish but hopped out pretty fast when they saw a snake.
The Park Ranger who lives at the residence at the State Park had a son a little younger than Cohen so we ended up spending some time with him and his family. He and his wife were both from El Paso so it was interesting to hear what it was like growing up and living in this part of the world. They had a daughter just ...
... 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 ...