Alysa and Mitch in Fort Stockton, TX

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On our way from Austin to Fort Stockton, TX we went through a large area of these windmills. More windmills than people out here, no doubt.

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Mitch at the wheel.

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We arrived at the RV park in Fort Stockton. The park was the only thing off the exit - the offramp led right to the park, then ended. Further down the highway was a little more of a real town but the area around the park looked just like this.

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The scenery was lovely, so after getting settled I walked around with the camera. This is a long walk through the desert called Six Shooter Trail.

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In front of Six Shooter Trail - a mailbox shaped like a gun. (Not quite sure why there was a mailbox here - no sign of human population down the trail.)

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Wide shot of the park, which was only about 10% full. There sure isn't much to visit near here - obviously a park meant for overnighters.

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In all directions were mountains and plateaus of various elevations. After being in cities our last few stops it was nice to spend a night in the middle of nowhere.

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A cactus in the RV park. Our truck and trailer are in the background.

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Another direction. Very impressive scenery.

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A bird posing for a photo. Some unique birds out here in the desert.

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Another direction off in the distance.

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You get the theme by now; this points you to the trail.

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And one more directional sign... (And after all this, we didn't even go down the trail!)

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At the office's entrance, some unique cacti.

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Close-up of the cacti at the park office. It's a little like a giant snake plant.

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We were behind on laundry so we used the park's machines, and on the wall was this funny sign.