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Road Trip: Billy the Kid's Role in a New Mexico War + Cheap RV Camping

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S2. Ep 27. My road trip west continues as I drive through Lincoln County New Mexico and learn some of the local history including Billy The Kid and a local war. I also find an amazing cheap rv camping spot on a dirt road in the national forest that I have almost all to myself! **** EMAIL ME **** * BUSINESS AND SPONSORSHIP INQUIRIES: Business@CarolynsRVLIFE.COM * Personal: Comments@CarolynsRVLife.com ****JOIN OUR FRIENDLY PATRON CLUB **** https://www.patreon.com/CarolynsRVLife ****SHOP THE FRIENDLY STORE FOR TEES, HOODIES, MUGS, STICKERS AND MORE**** https://teespring.com/stores/carolyns-rv-life ***E-BOOK HOW TO THRIVE ON YOUTUBE! *** Get the Marketing strategy I used to get 20,000 Subscribers in just 40 days! http://www.carolynsrvlife.com/20000-youtube-subscribers-40-days/ ****AMAZON STORE**** ]All the products I use and recommend! As an Amazon Affiliate, every purchase you make through the link below helps me earn commission! https://www.amazon.com/shop/carolynsrvlife ****CAMERA GEAR**** Cell Phone shots: Samsung Galaxy S7 : http://amzn.to/2xG52bp Drone: DJI Phantom 3 Standard (Special Thank You to "A"): http://amzn.to/2xEUrgP Main Video Camera: Sony Handycam FDR-AX33 http://amzn.to/2xJaHzd ACTION CAMERA: SJ4000 use promo code: Carolyn for 10% discount http://sjcamhd.com/shop-sj4000-series/ Tripod - Albott 70": http://amzn.to/2fVawaJ Monopod: http://amzn.to/2wY5N2h Video Editing Software: Corel VideoStudio X10: http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8303439-12502718 Stock Photos from BigStockPhoto.com : Use this link to get 7 days free: http://mbsy.co/Bigstock/29729891 MUSIC CREDITS: JDL Guitars_ Solo Spanish Flamenco Acoustic Inner Journey - youtube PHOTOS CREDITS: All photos and videos property of Carolyn R Higgins and Carolyn's RV Life. All Rights Reserved. CarolynsRVLife.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertisingfees by advertising and linking to amazon.com
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I love how Capone is sitting there with you watching the sights. Couldn’t stop laughing
Darryl Drax (2 months ago)
Shelby Hyatt (3 months ago)
I am from Oregon, but currently live IN Carrizozo! Come back so I can meet you!😉😁 I love watching your videos! If you would have gone straight over the tracks keeping the 4 winds restaurant to your right, you would have hit Capitan (smokey bear home) in 20 min (normal car drive time) and Lincoln (Billy's town) in 35 minutes 😁😁😁 that was my husband's shop with the old cars and my Jeep I am now going to start prepping to camp in (because of you)....love another female who is a good motivater! I am in my 40's as well. Almost to 45 actually. (Ft Bliss was my last duty station in 13 years in the Army ❤🇺🇸
Myron Benware (3 months ago)
The beautiful sound of silence.
Helen D (4 months ago)
thank you for showing us your lovely videos keep them wheels rolling hugs
Leslie O'Brien (4 months ago)
I think I’ve enjoyed your travels across New Mexico best. 😊
Nadine Heart (4 months ago)
You're limping! Hope you are Ok.
m d (4 months ago)
I like this type of, "Reality TV".
Linda Thatcher (4 months ago)
Amen to that!!! Yes. I saw a tiny snow flake fall between you and the camera. I'm glad you said you weren't limping. I was just abt to ask abt your leg.
David & Gail (5 months ago)
We have been to the Billy the Kid Museum. I enjoyed it!
Jude W (5 months ago)
I love to look at snow and seeing the white on the pine tree's and roof tops is pretty. I don't like to be out in it anymore, not since about the age of 40. I have no need to go play in it anymore lol. Capone still has a lot of energy, like my girl at 13 years does too. Then one day soon before I know it, it all catches up and they age almost over night and gone. Not enough time to be with our pets.
Captain Quirk (5 months ago)
Ah, animals....you gotta love 'em.  So completely un-self-conscious and lacking in social graces.   "Hi!  You're beautiful!"   Horse responds by taking a big dump....
Katherin Clayton (5 months ago)
I have been watching your videos and hope to run into you someday when we, (DH and I) set out on the road. I thank you for taking on subjects that are very important to us and thanks for clueing us in on RV Jedeye.  you take care and keep on doing what you do.
Carol the Crazy Camper (5 months ago)
I was just about to ask if you were limping....when you mentioned the reason.
Carol the Crazy Camper (4 months ago)
I do that sometimes. If I wait to end I might forget... lol...
Carolyn's RV Life (5 months ago)
Oh, maybe that explains the 100 other questions i got about it. they maybe commented before they read the caption. thanks for explaining
Jack & Tracy Van Dolah (5 months ago)
It is absolutely gorgeous out there. Thank you for taking us all with and sharing your life and journey with us.
Carolyn's RV Life (5 months ago)
Jack and Tracy, thank you for joining me.
Jack & Tracy Van Dolah (5 months ago)
I absolutely love seeing Capone riding up there in the passenger side watching where you’re goung. ❤️
Tiny Solar Shack (5 months ago)
That’s a very pretty area. 🤗👍🌈
Tammy Rowe-Wallace (5 months ago)
I'm 52 and have lived in 38 locations. From kindergarten through high school graduation, I moved 15 times. I totally get it!
The Leguminator (5 months ago)
After watching your videos and seeing how you point your camera and the beautiful places you visit I can assure you I would buy a photography book of your travels if you ever decided to go that route. You shine even behind the camera.
2badger2 (5 months ago)
Maybe pooping is like yawning! One does it and the others have to follower ... (:>)
Hernan Enriquez (5 months ago)
I love your squeal voice
bob arbo (5 months ago)
Love this video Carolyn, I love small towns!!! I would like to request a town for you to check out, and do some research on, in Arizona ! My Home town was Sierra Vista, Az. We moved there in 1960 , there was not one stop light in town. Now it is quite a city ! I have no desire to return there, it is too big for me now, if I did move back to Az. We live in Indiana now, and I am About to retire. The Town I would like to see you travel through is WILLCOX , Ariz. This poor town is going to become a ghost town if something isn't done about water usage. It is a really cool place ! If you get a chance please go there and share your experience and video it for us Fans of yours .... Thank You !
Teri Richardson (5 months ago)
I love Hwy 54. We take that from central Kansas to tucumcari exit 333. Than straight west to Havasu. Going out again next month. Thanks for sharing your life’s travels with us.
Leshia Gambrel (5 months ago)
I like the scenery there, almost makes me think of home, though I'm nowhere near there. I kept looking for Capone in the background when you was waiting for him to come in view of the camera. LoI! I thought you had a wild pony coming from behind when he came out running. I'm glad to see how well he's doing in his hips. He's the best pony around there! Those horses were beautiful, it's something to see wild horses like that! That's something I've never seen, or I don't think I have? It would be hard to tell because of how well they looked. Be safe, take care, see ya soon as possible!
julie ross (5 months ago)
I love your new rig too, and your smile is priceless.❤✌
Russell Teeter (5 months ago)
You were walking like I do. Glad you said that it was the mono-pod! I get a new right hip in 2 weeks. I hope to finish fixing up the camper while off work. Then it will be lots of camping and BACKPACKING! Be Happy, Be Free, Be KIND!
Deia Draper (5 months ago)
Why are you limping Carolyn
Regena Groen (5 months ago)
Chris Houston (5 months ago)
Where were you ???
Doreen Duncan (5 months ago)
First time commenter and I must say your videos are not only informative but entertaining too. I'll be 62 in October and plan to retire and want to purchase a 24' class C. I currently motorcycle camp and love it. Its just getting up off that ground is getting a little tough now, LOL. I'm taking my motorcycle and my cat Sam (also follow Nomatic Fanatic too). I want to be on the road by spring and hope to see you on my travels. Stay safe and continue your journey knowing that you are an inspiration to many.
Sharon Denise (5 months ago)
You are so lucky to have that sweet furbaby Capone for a companion!
Pat S (5 months ago)
You and Capone look so happy...I wish all the best for you. Love your videos. Be safe be happy.🇺🇸🚐
Boo Boo (5 months ago)
May I ask where you found your new rig? I have just begun looking and I live in Tennessee.
StinaMarie1982 (5 months ago)
I was a military brat too. I maxed out at 16 different schools before high school. I also had some really bad shit happen to me as a child, and i too repressed the memories until adulthood. The hardest part is that no one truly believes me. And i suffer from PTSD because of it. I probably should have sent this in a PM but I do NOT want to hide ANYMORE. Thank you for providing me a place to feel safe enough to share.
Micky Lee (5 months ago)
You are at 6400+ elevation. It didn't look like a steep road anywhere.
Peggy Bowles (5 months ago)
Glad you told us you weren't limping.
Idaho Rider (5 months ago)
Looks like a nice place there for sure.
Rio Thomas (5 months ago)
Carolyn do you think your early childhood (nomadic) has anything to do with your lifestyle now? I know for me, I have a hard time settling in and staying put. SO envious!! $6 a night? wow! My fiance & I are contemplating a life on the road. If you come through CO. let me know, would love to meet you!
Joan Hazelgrove (5 months ago)
I was thinking you would go up those cement steps as it looked to me like that may have once been a place for a house. I know you like to explore old buildings and historical sites. I do too!
JimnKathy Hopkins (5 months ago)
Cross country and only 200 miles of Interstate? THAT'S the way to see the U.S.
Susan Peters (5 months ago)
The BLM use helicopters to round up the wild horses. They sell them to inhumane slaughter. Disgusts me. Take care! xo Susan.
Susan Peters (5 months ago)
What a cool little town! I grew up in a small town. Just loved it! Safe travels! Your video's are the best. BLM land everywhere. xo Susan.
misseyennis (5 months ago)
Can’t believe you only get 100 miles ??
animal and nature tv (5 months ago)
You want cute go check out Williams Arizona its so pretty about 40 miles from flagstaf 😀
sslcfc (5 months ago)
Can't see America from just the Interstate. Nice video.
Anita W (5 months ago)
Hey Carolyn! Stop scaring the sh*t out of the wild animals! 😂😂😂 love u lady 😁❤
JackieRuth Koson (5 months ago)
I love this vid. I smiled all the way through it! :-)
lovestwolaugh (5 months ago)
me too! infectiously, lol!
Susan (5 months ago)
I'm taking a road trip to NM this summer and you make me SO excited to go! Can't wait!!
Betty Smith (5 months ago)
There are several million snowflakes piled up here in Minnesota as snow drifts! You can come here and see all the "snowflakes" you want! You look and sound happy, Carolyn...good...God bless.
crazy lady (5 months ago)
👍Thankyou once again! I can add to my list 😉
Bonnie Castro (5 months ago)
Have you been to Iceland? I went to Iceland on a solo trip after I quit my job last year and Iceland was beautiful. The vacation to Iceland was cathartic. I drove all over Iceland, I hiked, visited small towns,lots of hiking, lots of waterfalls, hot springs, and open land.
Carla LaFata (5 months ago)
Great video! WOW, looks cold! I like it only for a day! That’s one reason I want to grow up & be like you is I can follow the warmth! Be safe, happy trails! Peace & Love! Capone too!
Bonnie Castro (5 months ago)
I was there when I went to New Mexico.
tbird (5 months ago)
What a beautiful campground!! New Mexico has alot of hidden treasures to offer. Capone looks like he enjoys the cooler weather too. Love your videos🤗 -Lori
Jim E (5 months ago)
itz cold
Jim E (5 months ago)
I have been living in - degrees since november
Drifter Chance (5 months ago)
Are you limping you ok
I’ll keep saying it every time your in NM how much I love NM. I’ll be vacationing there again in May. My 4th time there. I love it out there.
Tonya Johnson (5 months ago)
Beautiful area <3
Janice Peck (5 months ago)
Oh my what a gorgeous CG. Couldn't see snow flakes but plan on staying at 3 rivers. This is My kind of scenery. Thank you so much Carolyn. Enjoyed the ride and always learn from your videos. Safe travels my friend. Jp
michelle stone (5 months ago)
i love the back roads , you see so much more of what made our country ... have a ball n safe travels =}
Sue Sorenson (5 months ago)
Seeing the petroglyphs would be so, so cool!!     Thanks for sharing that tidbit about your childhood military life!  Based on your facial expressions, I gather it wasn't a pleasant experience!        ...peace
N Foss (5 months ago)
Was Capone watching for trains. My Lola checks for cars at intersections.
corey1961 (5 months ago)
I love this video! The country side is beautiful and I enjoyed the excitement in your voice! I could tell that you were very happy in this video! So keep doing what you are doing your excitement is spreading! Also how do you find all of these cool out of the way places?
Kodey WhiteWolf (5 months ago)
Another great video Love where you take us on your adventures CAn't wait to get out there myself You are such an inspiration I have fallen in love with so many different places I didn't know existed. Thank you so much for bringing them alive for us
Jessica Young (5 months ago)
How do you know those horses weren't wild ? 🐎🐎🐎
Joanna Chanin (5 months ago)
Beautiful campground and area.
Becky Collett (5 months ago)
Bob Wells loves NM National Forest and BLM too. I love the place you stayed. Oh my what a gorgeous place.
Joan Milano (5 months ago)
Capone looks so happy and so healthy! :-)
Quentin Louisiana (5 months ago)
You seem tired and stressed Carolyn. take care.
Jerry Elven (5 months ago)
After watching you take your trip through the south eastern states and and watching you try to enjoy yourself. all I could think of was the time I put in while in the Navy, 3 years in Mississippi and nothing but yearning for the west. I came up with a saying for myself that goes "you can take the person out of the west but you can never take the west out of the person" So now I can sure see this happy transformation in you since you are back in the west. Oh and I'm from central Idaho. thanks for the videos.
Amy Barnhart Hatch (5 months ago)
Henry McCarty is not William Bonney!!
Sierra Treasure (5 months ago)
Amy Barnhart Hatch You are completely right. How did she get the name of Henry McCarty for "BILLY the Kid???"
Rebecca Conn (5 months ago)
Is that cafe cute? One in west Texas is only open from 11-3 every day.
Catherine Beckwith (5 months ago)
A great video Carolyn. It was fun to see you so happy. The views of the mountains were lovely. You will want to mark that spot for a return trip. If you had a bunch of gas and plenty of food for a couple of days I think about 3 to 4 inches of snow would be great.
Madbit Vanner (5 months ago)
Great video. I see you had trouble with auto focus. Kept focusing on the rain drops on the windshield then back to scenery when the wipers cleared them away. I too have battled with auto focus. I usually shut it off on my Pro DSLR cameras and forced it to focus on what I wanted. Anyways great video. Looking forward to the day I can hit the road. Take care.
Uncle Mo (5 months ago)
I cant tell who is enjoying this location more, you or Capone lol he is such a wonderful pup to have traveling with you. Its definately the ideal lifestyle for him. Happy and safe travels :)
SJ SMITH (5 months ago)
I always love your travekogs Carolyn and of course our buddy Mr Capone! Hi Capone!
Sally Everson (5 months ago)
I really enjoy your videos. Thank you for taking me so many places.
Thomas Griffis (5 months ago)
Your smile is infectious. Thanks for sharing your love of our beautiful country (and your motorhome, does it have a name?). Keep up the great videos.
lovestwolaugh (5 months ago)
I think she named this one "Phoenix"? maybe lol
Phillip S. English (5 months ago)
saw a few flakes that fell between the camera & your hat and coat .
Jerry Mason (5 months ago)
Been there a few times it's pronounced CARE - RAE - ZOE ZOE
Phillip S. English (5 months ago)
I just became a new patreon member ! Praise the Lord my free watching guilt is gone !!! I feel so much better now !!!
Carolyn's RV Life (4 months ago)
Awww. I hope you didn't really feel guilty. I appreciate all you do and have done to support my channel! Welcome to Patreon!!
Pat Cavanaugh (5 months ago)
Carolyn, I was watching you with the horses and eating ice cream...then, well, Mr. Horse took a dump... life is so unpredictable. hahaha. I agree that the horses are beautiful. It's fun touring with you, especially when housebound and living alone. You are such fun and I adore Capone.
Pat Cavanaugh (5 months ago)
Yes, lovestwolaugh, technology brings us together, without having to leave the house. Carolyn and others take me to places I've never been and I don't even have to chip in for the gas, lol, but I would gladly do so and even buy snacks and drinks. God bless you too!!
lovestwolaugh (5 months ago)
isn't technology just great that way! God bless you Pat <3
Phillip S. English (5 months ago)
Sweetheart, It looks like your limping ? When your walking after you lay across your hood.
Rena Huchingson (5 months ago)
That land was beautiful. And the horses were gorgeous and so healthy... It was so funny the part of the video where Capone came running up behind you.
Rita J (5 months ago)
😍. I wonder what the elevation was there. So pretty
Galard Mills (5 months ago)
Nice find! Any camp area with no one in sight (or sound) is a good place! Fun to have snow falling or even a thunderstorm when you can be snug and warm inside, looking out at the weather.
Kerry Loper (5 months ago)
dailydoseofnirvana (5 months ago)
Really, really enjoying your New Mexico videos. I think I could hang out there for weeks and months 🤗💕
Buttercup Alvarado (4 months ago)
dailydoseofnirvana just spend your money and go
Lila Edgar (5 months ago)
so cool! I just added more videos of the beach here... it's freezing here in long beach,wa too!
Shay Houk (5 months ago)
That is pretty country! Wish I were there!
Mike and Willene Gladu (5 months ago)
With 2- 12V. lead acid batteries our RV furnace runs all night with no need of charging them with our generator but if we run the holding tank heaters too we can only go 6 hours before needing to charge them.
Life in Motion (5 months ago)
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️!!! Loved that mellow guitar picking towards the middle. TFS
Jenny Hikes (5 months ago)
We are planning to visit New Mexico in the spring so I’m excited to see your videos of the area! I love the southwest, and it is so different from where we live in Tennessee. Thanks for your videos!
RamblinRAM (5 months ago)
I know your videos are behind, but I stayed at the petroglyph camp last week! So cool and friendly campers there. Though seeing your spot makes me kinda wish I went further into the forest. Can’t wait to see your white sands video, another awesome place I got to see during my first few weeks on the road. Loving it!
Ray Hickman (5 months ago)
Yeah..I'm ocd. a gas tank that empty in the middle of no where. YIKES!!!   Hope you are safe. Guess thats why Im landlocked!!!!
Daisy S (5 months ago)
Ray Hickman haha me too!
BigSarge (5 months ago)
Fort Bliss was my first duty assignment. I was stationed there from 1993-96. Good times!!!
GR Janny Dempsey (5 months ago)
You sound so happy!
Brinda Gettel (5 months ago)
Thank you Carolyn for sharing. Love your videos. Learn something new with every one of them. Hope to get on the road one day myself. Enjoy Capone too. :-)
Homeboy (5 months ago)
Your so funny sometimes Carolyn.

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