Abilene to Oasis

ToadDate 0003.10.01.2016-NM Today we traveled from Abilene State Park to Oasis State Park near Portales, NM, a distance of 277 miles and an elevation change from 1909’ to 4006’. US Highway 84 was used for most of the route and took us from the cotton fields and electric wind farms of Sweetwater to the desert … More Abilene to Oasis

Buffalo Gap

ToadDate 0002.09.30.2016-TX Today we spent the day in the area around Abilene State Park. The weather was clear with the temperature ranging from the 60s in the morning to the high 70s in the afternoon One of the most interesting visits was to the Buffalo Gap Historical Village. Buffalo Gap was the original county seat … More Buffalo Gap

Finally…

ToadDate.0001.09.29.2016-TX Today we traveled from Rockdale to Abilene State Park, a distance of 235 miles and an elevation change from 466’ to 1909’. State Highway 36 was used for most of the route and took us through several communities including Buckholtz, Gatesville and Buffalo Gap. Buckholtz is like many Texas towns in that it was … More Finally…