The Hotel Limpia
Travel Blogs from Fort Davis
We drove into Marfa, TX hopeful to find a hotel room for the night for Gabe’s back was in serious pain. We pulled up to Hotel Paisano right downtown - they were all booked for the night. Then we headed to the next hotel,Thunderbird, and they were also all booked up. Apparently there were two large groups passing through town. So we had to …
... mountains. When we checked in, the campground map warned us to not leave young children outside on their own and beware of the mountain lions, bears, and javelinas. I asked the park ranger about this and she said not to worry they usually only have a mountain lion walk through the campground every 3 months or so! We kept our fingers crossed that we would miss his tri-monthly visit! Javelinas (like warthogs) ...
... Oregon fits in, it
has a beauty of it's own as well. The Mojave covers Southern
California and..?, The Sonoran colors Arizona before it blends into
the Chihuahua, doesn't it? Have I told you of our trip thru Mexico?
If you fly from Phoenix to the east, you won't see anything green until you pass Dallas! Big!
The Chihuahua Desert is just BIG!
Can't skip the Star Party at McDonald's
Observatory, even under a full ...
... Chief of the band of Indians causing problems to the settlers, wagon trains and stagecoach runs. The Apache chief was finally killed in the Battle of Tress Castillos in Mexico. In reading about their daily life they were still discriminated against by white soldiers, officers who were white and settlers.
We really enjoyed our stay here in Fort Davis and at the state park. Tomorrow we head over the mountains to head for ...
... the car – some really big hills up and down!
Drove to the Fort Davis Historic Site. Took the tour with the officer's wife and servant. Saw the houses on Officers’ Row, and then the Hospital. The mountains were beautiful, and a different kind of rock from the mountains near Indian Lodge.
Got dinner at the Stone Village Market – roast chicken, multigrain fresh bread, broccoli salad. Went back to our room for a ...