Albuquerque Central KOA
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We had a quick breakfast of english muffins and cerial and got ready for Mass. There are many Catholic churches here in Albuquerque and we chose a nearby one called Our Lady of the Assumption as it had a 10:30 Mass.
It was easy to find and was much larger than we expected with a wide church and large altar area. After a nice Mass the …
Day 25 - 15th October 2013
We had lots more miles to cover so travelled a fair way to Albuquerque, didn't really know anything about the place apart from the song by Prefab Sprout, something about hotdogs and jumping frogs.
When we arrived at the campsite it was blowing a gale, the first proper windy day we had had while we were here …
Rich and Gretchen have now seen two leaning towers in less than a year. The leaning tower in Pisa and in Groom, Texas.
We stopped at one of the large crosses you see around the US. It was surrounded by the stations of the cross. The "Bug" Ranch is a spoof of the Cadillac Ranch that we also saw. We walked out to the Cadillacs that are about a …
Not that we spent much time in Albuquerque proper, but it had an odd vibe to it. For one thing, it did not seem like a very well-off city. We are obsessed with stats here in our house so Wikipedia says ABQ has a median income of $38K and for a family $46K. In general, the city did not give off a touristy-feeling, but this was good and bad. Someone …
The night drive was quite the adventure. We drove in the dark through Texas, only stopping once. At the stop we found a bunch of Texas boys, with blue jeans, plaid shirts, cowboy boots, huge belt buckles and cowboy hats. The whole shebang. Then as we continued on nearing the boarder of New Mexico a giant glowing cross illuminated the night. Ah …
Came in about 2am and was able to just check a map pick a spot and lay down. It had a wonderful view of the mountains.
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