Friday, November 21, 2014

The First Adventure Continues

So excited to be on the road, now the Continuing of our adventures…
Day 3
Left Caverns of Sonora headed to Ft Stockton with just a half a tank of fuel and thinking no problem we can get fuel anywhere along the way. WRONG… about 75 miles before we get to Ft Stockton, Ed says we better find a station real soon SO it’s ask Siri time on my phone. Sisi says closest gas station is in Iraan a little town 13 miles off I 10. and is 18 miles before the exit. Well we made it there and they had 2 stations. We picked the one we could get into, blocking some of the driveway, but we get our fuel and it’s back to I 10 we go. Later we found out that little town of Iraan use to be an Oil Boom town and named for a rancher Ira Yates and his wife Ann. They named it Iraan. Neat story. Got some neat pictures along the detour.
Also we saw a TON of wind turbines just like in California.
Tonight Nov 20 2014 we are staying at an RV Park in Ft Stockton.
Parkview RV Park
735 S Hwy 285
Ft Stockton TX 79735
It’s a Passport America park for $13.00 The sites are level, full HU, 30/50 amp, on gravel and pull through. It’s a good park for a one night stay. If you don't have Passport America you are missing out on a GREAT value. There are so many parks across the US that offer it and you save 1/2 off the regular price. It's WELL worth the $39 a year, sometimes they even run a special of $29 a year.
Still headed to the Hills and climbing… Wonderful and interesting shapes of hills and mountains. lol
Day 4
It’s on the road again headed to Van Horn TX just a short ride today 120 miles. BUT first a quick stop at the Super Wal-Mart in Ft Stockton to pick up a few supplies and Cricket a new little bed to keep up front between us while we are rolling.
Stopping for the night Nov 21 2014 at
Desert WIllow RV Park a Passport America park $13.50
404 East Broadway Blvd
Van Horn TX 79855