Scenic Midland, Jewel of the Permian

How did I end up here again? I said I was never coming back! It’s all New Mexico‘s fault! I’d make a joke about returning to the 80’s, but I can’t actually see the city because it’s the middle of the night. I only took two shots while I was here, though. That flag is a random cache I picked up here to cover the next day in case something crazy and completely unforeseen happened. The real point of the drive was this…

This preform strapped in a tree is the physical incarnation of the Permian Basin County Challenge. And, of course, it turned out to be quite important since I logged it as both my first 5/5 and my 1000th cache. Was it worth the drive? Well, driving so much at night would cost me the next day so there are at least 3 counties I didn’t go to because of it, possibly/probably more. But I’ll get to them in time. So the answer is a resounding yes. I’ve heard other cachers talk about traveling one or two hours or more to get a certain cache. Well, now I’ve done it, too. I got a few hours sleep in the car and then got back to rolling so that I could meet the sunrise in…

5 thoughts on “Scenic Midland, Jewel of the Permian

  1. Thanks for the link to that challenge cache. I just saved it because I will finish the TCC one of these days. Really enjoy following along with your adventures.


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