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Monday, December 20, 2010

Travel Day to Las Cruces, NM

We were up early and had things packed away and on the road by 9:30am. We wanted to make it to the KOA on the west side of Las Cruces for the night.

The trip was un-eventful but we sure saw some very desolate countryside…

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Lots of oilfield rigs and stuff….

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until we saw the mountains in the distance…

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At one point we were starting to get pretty low on fuel so we pulled off of I-10at a Chevron station to get some diesel…OMG…it was $3.59 a gallon. Mac didn’t fill up, but got enough until we could find another place. It was amazing that just a few miles down the road it was only $3.17.

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Kind of neat Rest Areas…

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and Van Horn, TX had their underpass done really neat…

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As we got close to El Paso, we saw a Border Check Point in the East lane that had traffic backed up…glad we didn’t have to go through one of those today.

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I am still amazed at how much poverty there is in El Paso. I can’t imagine how people can live in some of the housing that we saw today…

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I almost missed the sign as we entered New Mexico…we were trying to eat a snack and I had put my camera down…lol

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We finally arrived at the KOA about 4:30, got checked in and all set up. This is just on the other side of the RV Park…Beautiful…

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We didn’t unhook from the truck since we will be heading out again in the morning to go to Tucson for a couple of days to try to see Mac’s aunt and cousins.

Stay tuned for our trip to Tucson…

(((HUGS)))

6 comments:

Chuck-Kathy said...

But the stars will be so pretty, cause they are the closest thing to you. Travel safe, miss you all.

Rod and Loyce Ivers said...

We always like the Las Cruces KOA, as we like the twinkle of all the lights of the town at night. From up on their hill, it is really a neat view. Safe travels, and you can see Arizona from there!!

heyduke50 said...

Tucson... one of my favorite locations...

Hembree said...

I bet you grabbed that camera and stuck it out the window!!!

David Sussman said...

Thanks for taking me on a trip west.I loved it.Do not forget to watch the Man vs Food Tucson show.

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