Economy Inn Holbrook
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... It was old and dated, and unfortunately she did not have any vacancies, other than one of the not so attractive apartments behind the teepee setting. Next door was the Magnuson Adobe Inn, so we checked in there as they could accommodate us. We unloaded and headed straight to the pool, as it had really heated up through the day and now in Arizona the clocks had gone back an hour again, so we had arrived 4pm instead of 5 as expected. Having checked the ...
... very refreshing to be in about 40oF temperatures compared to the 80 or 90 temperature outside. When we reached the RV, the parking lot was overflowing with cars, and we needed to get to I-40 to continue east to our next destination. Well our lovely GPS which has lead us on some crazy routes decided to direct us to this forest road that would lead us directly to the highway… big mistake! This road was worse than the one we came in on. This ...
... with the Petrified Forrest near the south exit.
The Petrified Forest is known for its fossils, especially fallen trees that lived in the Late Triassic, about 225 million years ago. During the Late Triassic, downed trees accumulating in river channels and were buried periodically by sediment containing volcanic ash. Groundwater dissolved silica from the ash and carried it into the logs, where it formed quartz crystals that gradually replaced the organic matter. ...
... distinguished herself in our Friendly Helpful American Hall-of-Fame when we asked her directions to our next destination. She'd never heard of it, but re-appeared moments later having looked it up on her phone and found us directions. Bless her!
Said destination was not one for Chelle. I left her quaking outside as I went for a swift turn around the International Rattlesnake Museum in Albuquerque Old Town. Advertised as the largest collection ...
... circle drive that would take us through the Painted Desert and Petrified Forest then back into Holbrook.
Story Spoiler Alert----it wasn’t as spectacular a trip as we thought it would be, BUT a trip that we are glad we took. Maybe we expected too much or maybe over the decades too many of the Petrified logs had been blown up with dynamite (this was done in the first half of the 1900’s in order for quartz ...
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