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Warning: This is another picture heavy post.
I have been wanting to return to Big Bend and the Alpine area for a few years, but there has never been enough time. This area of Texas is very different from my home in central Texas. There are mountains, deserts, different wild life and also the temps vary greatly. May is not a tourist month as the temps are already getting in to the high 90's F. But it was the only time we could fit a trip in. We took our time and drove out, this allowed more time to explore the area. Yeah, #Roadtrip!
"The town has an elevation of 4,475 feet, and the surrounding mountain peaks are over a mile high. It sits on a high plateau, in the Chihuahua Desert, with the Davis Mountains to the north and the Chisos Mountains to the south. Outcrops of ancient volcanic rocks spread to the northwest. Other layers of rocks have been exposed over time as the mountains were forced up and then eroded. The high altitude cools the desert air in the evenings. Alpine is located on U.S. Route 90 about 26 miles (42 km) east of Marfa and 31 miles west of Marathon".- from WIKI
We explored Marfa, Fort Davis, Big Bend, Marathon and attended a star party at the observatory. I took a few pictures, so this will be a few posts, lol.
Next post on the Star Party and exploring Marfa.
See you at the airport!
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