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Travel Blogs from Snowflake
Left Santa Rosa just after 8am, on the road for Santa Fe,
heard lots about it – its about just over a 3 hour drive, such beautiful
country. I arrive just after 12 and have
a look around, another small town and is very different the houses are all
Mediterranean style and have found a few places to go …
... shot from Grapes of Wrath, where they leave New Mexico passing under a big Route 66 metal arch, with only desert ahead of them. But they had either built the arch somewhere else for the film or the sandstone bluffs of the hills at the State Line had been moved since.
We were now in Arizona ('arid zone') on I-40 and would stop at the first motel we come to as we had done the miles we had needed to today. But there didn't appear to be any motels in Arizona - not for ...
... KOA campground in Holbrook at 8:00pm. The manager is still in the office (just) and duly takes our money and assigns us a couple of parking spots.
It's time to do some laundry tonight and it's DVD night due to the lack of TV channels...i.e one and its not mainstream. ****.
So, it's a night of "The Kings Speech" between ducking in and out to check on the laundry.
Tomorrow, we're off to the Grand Canyon!
... trail. There is a scenic drive overlooking the canyon with many pull-out points for observation, photographing and "wowing" in amazement with every other breath!
Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site, Ganado, Arizona. In the late-1800s a number of trading posts grew across the Southwest. Traders provided supplies and helped local tribes whose lives had been changed drastically by the U.S. government. Named after ...
... take off tomorrow.
Before take-off the next morning, we had decided to book the Motorhome in for a service and tune up. Spent our time waiting to check out a bit more of the little town of Holbrook, witnessed a lady (???) being arrested, think she may have had a big night (obviously hadn't made it home or ceased drinking) and wasn't too cooperative. Can't relate to that at all, hee, hee. Her partner was reluctant to move on and we didn't hang ...