BEST WESTERN Palo Duro Canyon Inn & Suites
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Oddometer 1206.8 miles Got up this morning and left Shamrock as quickly as we could. Felt like we were leaving a ghost town behind. I drove to a Starbucks in Amarillo where we spent the time using internet to figure out the rest of this Easter long weekend. Between the weather and distances, it's a little tricky. Today in Texas, it's been warm but continues to ...
... of the wineries down toward Albuquerque.
Increasing clouds and rain as we approached Santa Fe in the early afternoon. Temperatures have dropped into the 60's and 70's. We found the Rancheros de Santa Fe RV Park without any trouble, and were set up and camping in short order. We're actually getting really good at becoming seasoned RV'ers. It rained pretty steadily into the night, and the forecast is for more of the same for the next couple of days.
... park still gave no indication of how deep the canyon floor was until (after registering for a campsite) we began a steep descent down a narrow little road. Once we located our site, unhooked, and set up, we took a tour through the park. The roads are lined by scrubby little trees and cacti, with beautiful canyon walls on both sides. There are several dry creek beds that you drive through, and each has a gauge showing how deep the water is when ...
... A sideways antfarm. The rain that morning had caused a mudslide down covering the road. Even though Peggy is a mythical beast, she could not fjord it. On foot it is.
Hiking around the canyon reminded me of Otis (from Milo&Otis). With any misstep, a guardian cacti would give you a subtle hint to return to the path. The CCC trail leads out to a precipice from which you can see the circling lines of gypsum and ...
... I will be able to learn from my life experiences as much as my work ones.
I don't know how long I'll be here. The max term limit that you can stay with the program is five years, and the first two are tax-free because of a tax treaty that Japan and the States signed, so I'm sure I'll at least stay that long. So, back to the question: what do I want to get out of my experiences? I want to become a different person. I want to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking