Desert Aire Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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Hello! Sorry I haven't finished the blog yet! Once I got into Tucson, it was just so nice to relax and catch up on sleep, but I figured I would let you guys know how the end of the trip went!
So, where did we leave off...
My drive from San Angelo, TX to Alamogordo, NM. I started my day at the mechanic to get my jeep checked out since my transmission had over heated twice. The mechanics ...
... it's not water, it's gasoline.
Fortunately a fire truck happens to be at the gas station too, so a fireman hits the emergency shutoff and the deluge of gasoline raining from above stops. Marcus and Maxwell are okay, except for being splashed with gasoline and shaken up a bit…thank goodness. Turns out someone had driven away and ripped off the hose from the pump a few days earlier. The station knew about it, but had not ...
... and enable easy rotation to follow the sun. Pia had a small solar scope that enabled us to see the sun, since the larger scopes have no eyepieces, but show their images via computer onto monitors. She, Pia, did a fine job of explaining complicated science.
The fifty mile return trip went quick, as do most returns, we've found. How does that work? It's a mental thing, I imagine.
For dinner, this evening, I barbecued ...
Remember guys, more than a week back, I was in El Paso and wanted to see the White Sands?! Now, I am back to finally admire the White Sands National Monument (at an elevation of 1,291 m). I am so happy to see it at last. It really is an amazing place to see and a lot of fun as well. Unfortunately, with a tour group you only have limited time to spend. I actually could have stayed there all day.
... 8211;This town was named for the huge underground water supply and that is how the town got its name. The water is pumped to the surface and it irrigates thousands of acres of farmland. I think most of the farmland has oil wells all over it now plus cattle. The second biggest resource is oil discovered in 1924 and then they discovered reserves of natural gas. It is one of the most productive oil areas in NM. It also has an underground school ...