US Suites Albuquerque
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... Roof Inn we had stayed in where the room was newly redone, clean more than adequate along with good service and on the ground level for easy unloading/reloading. We ended up at a Sonic for supper (they are everywhere in the SW!) for a quick bite and then called it a night as tomorrow would be a big day.
Next up: Cameron, AZ and The Grand Canyon!
License Plates spotted: New York, Alberta & Ontario!
... Standing in the corridor, ruining lives, was the couple from the previous day's tour. They stood literally in front of the most interesting cabinets posing for pictures. Although interesting, the majority of stuff was hardly picturesque yet they continued to annoy all folk around them who were trying to read the information. At the end of the corridor was a Tommy Gun which pointed at a target on the wall. It was basically there as a novelty and one could shoot at the target ...
... balloon glow at 6:30 but it was close to that and nothing was happening in the field. We asked an official who told us everything was on hold until they decided whether or not the launch was a go. He pointed out a yellow flag across the field, telling us until it turned red or green, we would not know the status of the events.
The wind was steady, keeping the line of flags at the edge of the field in constant motion. We waited. And waited. And waited. All the ...
... confusing. Still, very beautiful! I did see Newspaper Rock, which has these ancient petroglyphs, writing from the early Americans scratched onto rocks.
So finally I headed back onto the highway and aimed for Albuquerque, but it was too far away. I decided to stop in Gallup, New Mexico, based on a web search, and get a hotel for the night. I wanted to try to catch some photos of the Super Moon since I figured I could get some cool shots of it rising against the wild NM ...
Before we left Roswell, sam insisted we go to the UFO museum in the middle of town. I thought it would be a bit tongue in cheek. Turns out they are serious and its all a conspiracy. First Kennedy, now this. I am not sure I can deal with another crushing blow to my reality, so no mirrors for the rest of the trip.
Not too far out of Roswell, Sam let me in for a ...