The misadventures of Commander Merlin and the crew of RV-103
Saturday June 23rd 2018

April 14th, 2010 Night in the Desert

We continued through AZ after our adventure at the Rest Stop and entered NM.  We ended up staying at a RV park in Deming NM owned by Bowlin Travel Center right off I-10 for only $12.

This park is right in the middle of no mans land with nothing but desert all around.  The park is divided into three sections.  The first section had only two RV’s parked in it and the other two had none.  We moved RV-103 to an empty section to enjoy the privacy.  Most RV parks we have been to sandwich as many RV’s as possible, that sometimes you seem you are right on top of each other.  This was a nice break from that and we enjoyed it immensly.

One of the things I’ve always wanted to do was spend the night under the stars in the desert, and the night sky did not disappoint us.  They shined so brightly and the Milky Way was clearly visible.  We spent some time outside just sitting and enjoying the night sky.  We even saw a brief shooting star directly overhead.

Though we enjoyed the night sky very much, I think Gypsy got tired of me after awhile because I kept singing an old Eagles tune;

“I like the way the sparkling earrings lay against your skin so brown.  I want to sleep with you in the desert tonight with the stars all around.”

We slept in and then moved on the next day.

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