We were up and rolling by 8:00 from the Eagles Nest RV Park in Junction Texas. We had a short 165 miles to travel to Las Cruces via El Paso. It was cool with temps in the 70's as we got going.
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We passed through the Mountain Time Zone near the New Mexico border which for us meant it was an hour earlier. I hadn't taken that into consideration and realized this may affect the volume of traffic we would encounter in El Paso. Sure enough, we hit El Paso around 8:30 MST and thus encountered traffic that brought us to a crawl for 20 minutes. After the traffic cleared and we got to moving at highway speeds I stayed pretty much in the same lane as it was nearly impossible to manuever through the traffic.
Maggie and Rico were very excited to see them. Maggie is especially fond of Karen and my Father. She often hangs out with them in their RV. We were able to hang outside for a bit before it started to get hot with temps just over 100 which is unseasonably hot for Las Cruces. It was also windy by late afternoon.
|Maggie and Rico hanging out on their mat.|
I don't like to make reservations but sometimes feel it's necessary for popular areas and holidays. So today, we made reservations for 3 nights beginning on Monday in Santa Fe at a RV Park in the City.