Econo Lodge East
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... confusing. Still, very beautiful! I did see Newspaper Rock, which has these ancient petroglyphs, writing from the early Americans scratched onto rocks.
So finally I headed back onto the highway and aimed for Albuquerque, but it was too far away. I decided to stop in Gallup, New Mexico, based on a web search, and get a hotel for the night. I wanted to try to catch some photos of the Super Moon since I figured I could get some cool shots of it rising against the wild NM ...
... the rest area, and just laughing in general. That kid cracks me up! If you haven't had a chance, you should get him going because his comedic timing is right on!
After three LOOONNGG hours of driving after our stop for lunch until we got to the hotel, we were BEAT! We got to the hotel only to decide that we were staying in! We ordered pizza, swam in the pool, took showers, and plopped into ...
... on". A mantra all of us should live by every day.
I am not sorry for including so many pictures of open road because every bend I come around offers more sensational views than the last one. My route takes me through Lincoln County, where Billy the Kid made his last escape from the courthouse back in 1881.
Every time I stop and step out of the car for photographs, total silence ...
... game. After the game they had a display of hot air balloons as the area is famous for holding a festival for hot air ballooning each year. Then it was back to the hotel for karaoke, definitely nit my thing but it was good to watch everyone else have a go and get into it. Jordan and Andy's turned into the party room again, so stayed drinking there having a good laugh with the boys and Sarah, Josh, Tegan and Carrin until about 130 before heading back to ...
... some adorable pictures! We enjoyed a short visit while they ate a snack in the food court. Sadly our time was very short - yet, very special! It was great to see the baby again (and other family!)
After our visit we knew we couldn't leave Denver without our traditional Beau Jo's Pizza. Our favorite pizza ever. How many times we've eaten at this pizza place!! It was as good as always - so good that ...