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Today we left Ruidoso and headed north to spend a few weeks in Colorado. We drove about 5 hours to Lathrop State Park, outside Walsenburg, Colorado. We've been here several times and like it enough to keep coming back. It's pretty hot, compared to Ruidoso--90ish around 3:00 when we got here, but by 6:00, it was really nice out. We're only here for one night and will be moving on ...
Stayed in the parking lot of Safeway in this ole mining town last night. All the businesses are closed down and boarded up. We got some Mexican grub and took a much needed walk after driving over 800 miles...much of that on back roads through dusty one intersection towns with no people and miles and miles of ...
... for them with only small hand and feet holes to assist them. They never found too many bodies with signs of falling.
This morning we left in huge rain followed by hail through the spectacular San Juan Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains. Hard to believe that there was still snow on the ground beside the road. The pass was 10856 feet but our trusty RV made it.
Our destination ...
... unit trains can carry and that there are so many of them making the trek to wherever they are going day after day.
Passing through La Junta we made a stop at the rail yard because we saw the fuselages of several Boeing airplanes loaded onto railcars. They looked just like the ones that were in the news a little while back that had fallen into a river when the railcars they were on jumped the track. The town itself reminded us strongly of ...
Wednesday May 21, 2014
This morning started out bright and sunny, but later it turned
a little cloudy, a perfect day for traveling.
We headed south on I-25 to Walsenburg and then west on US 160. This was a drive through beautiful mountains