This is a pic of my camp at Roswell taken by my new friends Linda and Aaron from Band-of-Gypsys.blogspot.com. Just missed the snow by a day. I would have been stuck for a week. That tan building in the backround is the one that I had my tent in.
It was Christmas Eve and I just wanted to get moving. The snow in Las Cruces was still falling, but the temps were just high enough to turn the slush into water. One thing was dominating my thoughts. I just wanted to get to Arizona. There really wasn’t a good reason to be in a … Continue reading
Why is “white” the word of the day. To start off, it was snowing in Ruidoso when I left. It wasn’t bad though, only flurries. The agenda was to visit White Sands National Monument/Park and explore the rare patch of white sand dunes. Finally, these massive, cotton ball-esque, beautiful clouds unexpectedly dominated my pictures all … Continue reading
I woke up refreshed with a solid three hours of sleep. I really like my new camping pad, but it could use a little help from, say, another pad or a thick blanket. I’m going to buy one or the other but I’m not sure which one will be more beneficial. The blankets pro and … Continue reading
Last night was COLD! I had to pull what I’m calling, the groundhog maneuver, and get all the way into the sleeping bag and pull the drawstring tight. Once I did that I was nice and warm, but then I started feeling claustrophobic and I would have to let a bit of air there with … Continue reading
Day 66. My motel room at the Caverns Inn of Carlsbad New Mexico was slightly more cozy than the caverns themselves, but not by much. I didn’t waste any time getting packed and out of there. 18 miles southwest of Carlsbad is the Carlsbad Caverns National Park. My agenda for the day was to go … Continue reading
Marfa and its mysterious lights must have had an effect on my camcorder. That morning I took the battery out and put it back in and, wallah, it worked again. Sometimes electronics just blow my mind. I may never know the reason why Ojo the camera took a day off, but inside I’m slightly happy … Continue reading