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Marfa, Texas
It’s hard to tell what’s new, and what’s old, what’s Texas and what’s Hollywood in Marfa, Texas. This city in the middle of the desert is a most unlikely place for a thriving arts community, but thanks to the number of movies shot nearby, there’s a big LA influence here. If you’re interested in such things, you could easily devote a day to checking out Marfa’s galleries, trendy restaurants, and retro motels. But even if you’re just passing through, you can still gain an appreciation for this out-of-the-ordinary town. As I entered Marfa on US 90, headed east, the first …