Archive | December 7, 2008

Riding along the Texas/Mexico border

Quiet Evenings (Ft. Hancock, Texas, USA)

So close…and yet so far away.  It was right there.  We could have actually spit into it – but Mexico will have to wait a few hundred miles. It was strange cycling along the border knowing we weren’t crossing over today.  It was almost as though Mexico was teasing us – beckoning us – to […]

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Daryl’s Journal December 7

Today we left El Paso.  I saw Mexico.  We’ve come a long way since Prudhoe Bay.  The Dalton Highway, the Alaska Highway, Canada, and now the US.  We are camped in a riverbed.  Specifically a little outcropping of the wash.  There was a steep dirt wall halfway around it.  Davy and I climbed on it.

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Davy’s Journal December 7

Today when we thanked the manager of Studio Plus – well actually we wrote a note – but anyway some other lady gave us a small Ziploc bag full of Tootsie Rolls. Today we ate 20 each (not including Mom).

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