The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home

By Luke Quinton / Photos by Casey Dunn
Romanced by Marfa's charms, a couple find prefab an apt solution for building in the remote desert.

The beauty of Far West Texas lies not in its lushness, but in its isolation. More than 400 miles west of San Antonio, the small, handsome town of Marfa sits in the rocky Chihuahuan Desert, backlit by two mountain ranges and a panorama of ocotillo-speckled shrub land. It’s exactly the view Don and Linda Shafer wanted.

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