Western Star Inn
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... that the car that Nick and Patti are towing had a dead battery. We were going to need to jump start it but neither one of us had jumper cables onboard. While the boys assessed the problem I took off and walked through the rest area asking people if they had any cables we could borrow. Finally, a trucker, who was obviously middle eastern by his appearance, loaned us his jumper cables. This is awful but as nice as he was to help us out I found myself wondering what kind ...
... on route 66 through Albuquerque might be a bit......tight. So we decide that we will stay in a RV park tonight, and tomorrow night. This will allow us the chance to explore Albuquerque in the truck....a much more agile beast than the motorhome.
We arrive where we're staying, which is right on old route 66, which is Central Avenue in Albuquerque. We set up and decide to head into town for dinner....and to check out the neon signs that route ...
... taking a drive to a couple of famous "Breaking Bad" landmarks. For those of you who don't watch this amazing show.....well....the pictures won't mean a thing......but for breaking bad fanatics like ourselves....it was super cool to visit the spots and walk in the footsteps of Walter White.
Another side trip consisted of driving about an hour to get to the trendy city of Santa Fe, New Mexico (the capital of the state). On a plateau at the base of the Sangre ...
There's a lot to do here such as Sandia Peak Tramway or take the Railrunner train to Santa Fe. We chose to follow the old Route 66 through town and check out all the old adobe motels,etc. Then we drove to Old Downtown Albuqueruqe for lunch ...
The Visitors' Centre is an interesting building; in the 50's it was bought by Dr Sophie Aberle and her husband; she was an anthropologist who studied Puebloan women and improved medical practices for them as a result of her studies. She lived to be over 100 years old.
It is shameful (for want of a better word - maybe criminal?) that the wheels of the gravy-train are entwined with those of politics, ensuring that the integrity of sacred ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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