Royal Holiday Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Microwave in room
- Breakfast Available
- Free parking
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... at various points. Just after we left we saw rolling terrain covered quite heavily in green brush. That eventually turned to a more sparse landscape and there were many areas that were carpeted in light green field grass of some sort.
On the way to Albuquerque the I-40 begins a stead decent of about 1,500 feet over a distance of several miles. I had just hung up the blue tooth from a call when the squeal from the leveler sensor went off again. ...
... once again. We headed along I-40 to Holbrook for the night.
Tuesday morning we left Holbrook for a nearby visit to another National Park, Petrified Forest National Park. We enjoyed another free admission with our America the Beautiful Passes-it pays to get old! The artful Painted Desert was formed by wind, running water, and the type of minerals present in the rocks. It is a good example of changes that take place over time. We saw ...
... over both crosses then speeding off into the same tunnel in the same direction as the presidential limousine did. We didn't choose to drive that way, that would be a bit weird, it just happened to be the most convenient way out of the city. We boosted back up through the searing Texas heat towards Oklahoma and rejoined Route 66 exactly where we left it. It was a fairly short drive into Clinton where we are staying for the night. We had a couple of drinks at the ...
... back to the visitor centre and, encouraged by a knowledgeable ranger, we headed up the rock to view the ruins. Whew – still not acclimatized – exercise at over 7,000 feet makes it really hard to get your breath. The climb was well worth it – the top of the sandstone rock is multi-coloured, and over and above that, the views are amazing! There is a centre canyon that we hiked all around (the top is ...
... bottom, and if you built stands along the sides, host 2 million people. Meteor Crater is one of those things you wouldn't go to Arizona for, but since we were there . . . . It's nice to have seen it.
A bit farther east along the I-40, we saw a sign for the National Petrified Forest & Painted Desert. Lulu had read something about ...