Pictures from El Paso, Texas

At Hueco Tanks State Park, Texas, US

After driving from Florida to El Paso in Texas, I gained some confidence in myself, my car and my plan. Prior to this I wasn’t sure so I didn’t book any campgrounds in the national parks. While staying for a week in an extended stay hotel in El Paso I spent lots of time online booking as well as hiking and sightseeing in the El Paso area. The pictures below were taken by my phone.

Ron Coleman Trail in Franklin Mountains State Park, El Paso, Texas, USA
Chapel in San Elizario Historic District, near El Paso, Texas, USA
Adobe Horseshoe Dinner Theater in San Elizario Historic Town, El Paso, Texas, USA. (*Adobe means “a brick or building material of sun-dried earth and straw.”)
Picture with San Elizario Historian/guide Al Borrego. Free guided tour is every fourth Sunday of the month at noon. In San Elizario, there are (1) Site of the Salt War off 1877, the biggest gunfight in the Old West! (2) Site of the only jail Billy The Kid ever broke INTO! (3) Site of the original trail route of the Camino Real de Tierra Adentro in Texas, America’s oldest highway! (4) Site of the oldest Main Street in the United States…
El Paso Museum of Art, Texas, USA
Shopping Stores by El Paso Border Line, Texas, USA
El Paso to/from Mexico Border Line, Texas, USA
Welcome to El Paso near Border Entrance, Texas, USA
Aztec Calendar in Downtown El Paso, Texas, USA
Hueco Tanks State Park, “for a dry and weary land, Hueco Tanks can hold pockets of water for months… Known as one of the best spots for bouldering in the world…”, Texas, USA
Trail in Hueco Tank State Park, Texas, USA
Bottom of Hueco Tanks State Park, Texas, USA
U.S. Border Patrol Museum, El Paso, Texas, USA
Shoes with extra bottom attached (wood, carpet, and etc.) to disguise tracks crossing the border, Picture is from National Border Patrol Museum, El Paso, Texas, USA
Burlap sacks used to carry marijuana, Border Patrol Museum, El Paso, Texas, USA
Uniform and Weapons of BORTAC (Border Patrol Tactical Unit, similar to SWAT Team or Navy Seal according to person in the Border Patrol Museum), El Paso, Texas, USA
View from El Paso Museum of Archaeology, El Paso, Texas, USA
Poppy Flowers just started blooming. El Paso, Texas, USA
Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums, El Paso, Texas, USA (“Fort Bliss is the nation’s air defense headquarters. Fort Bliss is the U.S. Army’s second largest military installation. The military community at Fort Bliss has grown to over 164,000 people.”)
El Taco Tote Restaurant Salad and Hot Sauce Station. I cooked most of my food in the hotel but went this restaurant three times during my stay. El Paso, Texas, USA

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