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We left Artesia at 55 degrees expecting to get into cooler temps as we gained elevation to Cloudcroft. As we climbed the 9000ft above sea level, we entered into the Lincoln National Forest. This is when the road to nowhere turned into somewhere. The roads were curvy with beautiful trees, mountains and patches of snow. A bikers dream. We got into …
... 66 miles, but that was because it was sending us almost to Alamogordo and then up a winding road. Last time we took that road, Bob kept his eyes closed and his hat pulled down. The way we went cut 30 miles off the route and there were no sheer drop offs. Not as many beautiful vistas, but since it was so cloudy and foggy in places, we probably could not have seen anything anyway.
Cloudcroft is at 8650 ft. It is a small village ...
... and some homemade preserves. Johan took a really nice macro photo of the toothpicks that is my favorite photo of the day. For those of you that love chewing toothpicks, these one's should last you a while.
We decided to stay at The Lodge in Cloud Croft. The hotel is more than a 100 years old and has a resident ghost Rebecca, which frequents the room we stayed in. She was a real beauty and went missing after she and her boyfriend had a fight. Johan stayed up all night ...
... The park was established to protect the vast expanse of white gypsum sand covering 275 square miles of the desert floor; this is the largest gypsum dune field in the world. There is vegetation on some of the dunes, but most are just huge white dunes. We followed the drive through the dunes and at one point we took a short walk on a path, and at another point we stopped, took off our shoes and played on the dunes.
... we were all helping my dad with the bikes, and moving them over to the place where we were going to lock them up. However, our problems didn’t end because when we were doing that, Katelyn accidentally stepped in a fire ant hill and didn’t realize it. I noticed and I told her, then she started to scream and move around. The fire ants bit her many times on her feet, ...