Hilton Garden Inn Albuquerque Uptown
Travel Blogs from Albuquerque
Leaving Oklahoma City
Rain gone, clear skies, Bonnie and I rolled out at dawn. The air temperature registering on the Goldwing's system declared 56 degrees. The GPS built into the Goldwing is named Navi. We are still developing a relationship. Bless her heart, she sometimes cannot keep pace when she must recalculate in a city with short blocks …
... and as we step inside, the heavens open! These people have some pretty big storms!
We didn’t find a map, but we did find the old Mexican quarter!
Lisa: Beyers decided he wanted to go into museum mode at the Rattle Snake Museum so I decided to leave him to it!! I took the time to stroll around the shops and market, not looking for anything in particular but you know just to look! A little while later I ...
... I wasn't going to pass it up. At first we were all careful not wanting to break the candy cane. But after some pictures to remember it by, we all started taking our share. It was really good and just one more way it felt like Christmas.
We kept checking Radiator Springs but it wasn't open yet so we went and rode Toy Story. Greg got 144,900 and won for our car! First time! Stephanie got 143,900 and wasn't super pleased her dad beat her. Just a bit ...
... Part of Lake Mojave, formed by a dam on the Colorado River was also visible. It was all beautiful!
The rest of our drive was fairly uneventful. Back in Albuquerque, we picked up our two fluffy, excited dogs from the kennel, then we all drove home. It was a great trip!
... the White Mountains. There were incredible mountains and views and views along the way and at the top of of it all, what looked like a vacation getaway resort town at the top. Jess said; "Where did this come from, it's in the middle of nowhere!"
Not long after, we came to the Petrified Forest. This is a bit of a misnomer as there is no longer an actual forest in this park, it is much more desert terrain. Apparently it had been a flood plain in the past and when the trees ...
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