Desert Aire Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Today we spent seeing some of the local sights. We departed the campground about 1030 and drove down into Alamogordo and out to White Sands National Monument. It is actually sand but gypsum, you know like the dry wall material. The really neat thing is we first saw it as we were driving down the mountain and we were still about 50 miles away.
Our first stop was at a pistachio farm. Did you know that pistachios grow in bunches on trees? We didn't, but then again I never ...
... to have no tents and sleep under the stars. In the dark we trekked back to our van and had dinner. Our group then split into two smaller groups, one heading back to our camp site, while the one I was in got lost in the dunes for an hour, eventually we found the others and prepared to sleep under the full ...
... and all along this route that trucks over 65ft long and 15ft high cannot take this road. After Cloudcroft there is 16 miles down, down, down at a 6% grade with one little break and then down another mountain and with a tunnel thrown in for the ride. There was also a nice viewing site just before the tunnel where I took some pictures of the mountains and canyons below. George did a great job of driving here and there were two truck ...
... that got a great rating on tripadvisor...ewwww is all I can say. $100 for 3 yucky looking beds cramed into 1 room and a nook area... Not the family room I was thinking of.. Steve was getting shirty so I was stressing then ran next door to the best western.. She had a 2 room suit thingy with a sofa bed... Tried to look at the room but key wouldn't work... Went back to the troops and we were all so tired and ...
... work schedule, he left Ruidoso early in the morning and went straight to El Paso. Im so used to having him around 24/7 since he works from home that I really missed him after just one day! After all that exercise, we were starving, so we packed up and the girls said goodbye to the biggest sand box they'd ever seen and we headed to meet Daddy, Grandma, Grandpa, and Aunt Erin at the best taco place in El Paso... Casita Linda's! Yum!