Driving here melts everything away...only the hour S of Albuquerque, and maybe 90 minutes between Las Cruces and El Paso are tedious at times. The rest, bliss. I often do the first part, but rarely go the second, from El Paso to Marfa.
The freeways, then US highway, stretch down high desert valleys, between mountain ranges, with off-the-chart skies and light. Then, Marfa.
|That Apache Plume must be incredible behind that wall, in full seed and bloom.|
|Ocotillo, better than any [in]security bars. This town uses ocotillos more than any place I've been, often for fences.|
|Always reaching...and that cooled, rain-soaked sky!|
Well, like Abq rain...drops 6" apart, and even if more, it dries up, every plant or
grain of soil soaking up each drop.
|More later...time to get my room, change, and hit a concert with|
Jimmy Dale Gilmore, his son Colin and his band, at a local venue!