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New Mexico/Big Bend 2018

Roswell, Alamogordo, Carlsbad areas in New Mexico, and Big Bend National Park, Texas

Sunday, August 19 through Monday, September 3, 2018

Stu and I traveled to southeast New Mexico and southwest Texas on a two-week vacation. The highlights of the trip were visits to three national parks/monuments (White Sands, Carlsbad Caverns, and Big Bend), plus many other points of interest.

I tracked the trip with a Bad Elf GPS Pro+ GPSr (GPS receiver), using my iPhone 8 (Gaia and Navigon apps) as a backup . I neglected to start the Bad Elf Pro+ twice on the trip, so Navigon tracks are substituted there.

NOTE: the downloadable GPX tracks are the full, unedited, GPX files, while those shown on the provided "view map" links are simplified (with minimal effect on geographic accuracy) for much faster viewing.

Topographic maps are denoted by a "(Topo)" link. Bright pink/magenta lines represent manually-powered transportation (e.g., hiking, walking).

Businesses are named below for reference only. No endorsement should be inferred. If you wish to see my opinion of the places mentioned, see TripAdvisor (for those that I have actually rated).


Sunday, August 19

Monday, August 20

Tuesday, August 21

Wednesday, August 22

Thursday, August 23

Friday, August 24

Saturday, August 25

Sunday, August 26

Monday, August 27

Tuesday, August 28

Wednesday, August 29

Thursday, August 30

Friday, August 31

Saturday, September 1

Sunday, September 2

Monday, September 3

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