We rolled into the Tumble In RV park about midnight. Keeping our eyes out for the Marfa Lights.
After a chilly night of car camping...
we set out in search of coffee...
established in 1883 as a water stop on the San Antonio Railway, Marfa was named for Dostoyevsky’s character "Marfa Ignatievna" - or so the legend goes.
In 1955 Warner Brothers chose Marfa as the location for the filming of the epic movie Giant. While filming, the cast and crew, including James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, and Rock Hudson made their home at HOTEL PAISANO.
and, of course, i was abducted by aliens.
and then, PRADA.
In 1971, Donald Judd, the renowned minimalist artist, looking for a place to permanently install his art, moved to Marfa. Today, you can visit Donald Judd’s art and buildings at the Chinati Foundation and the Judd Foundation.
it was right about here when we really got into the spirit of the thing
Until next time...