Homewood Suites by Hilton Albuquerque - Journal Center
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... A small part of me wondered whether this monster would appear if I pushed the old woman off the edge, but I ignored these evil thoughts. My initial thoughts were correct and it was in fact a crater estimated to be between 2000 and 7000 years old. It was named Ubehebe Crater and was formed by the fiery heat of magma which turned groundwater into steam and thus created large explosions. It is difficult to describe ones feelings when standing upon such an ancient and unique ...
... and the silver Kia Soul NEXT to the green Kia lit up. No wonder the car didn't start, we were in the wrong one! Duh! Talk about unconscious. Well that was worth a good laugh.
We drove to an open space park north of town and spent some time walking a short trail. The day was lovely, with a perfect blue sky and a temperature in the high 60's. We saw beautiful yellow flowers, mountains in the distance, cactus, grasshoppers, lizards, a raven, and ...
... heavily on the whole 'historic route 66' thing, and it was certainly a touristy kind of place but it wasn't all t-shirt shops like it might have been. There were lots of cool buildings and shops owned by Native Americans; there were train tracks there with some old trains, a zip line for some reason, and several interesting restaurants and what not. The main thing that interested me was the old architecture, the hills above the town with the pines, and the cool small town vibe. ...
... we'll pass AND to pose with the Muffler Man (tall sculpture outside their shop.)
Back in the car we went driving a FAST 75 mph towards New Mexico! Bry and I were up front, Gracie was in the way back, and Bryan decided to take a nap in the middle. Bry and I AGAIN laughed it up from making fun of billboards, to yelling at his Dad, "Go back to sleep Dad. NO!", misunderstanding the "No Phones" ...
... and my father had chile Colorado. The Chile Colorado was especially flavorful. I finished the meal with the fried ice cream. The entire meal was really good and I can’t wait to return yet again.
Wednesday we had breakfast at Coco’s which was a few minutes drive from the hotel. I had PB chocolate pie, parents had the apple german pancake. Next we drove to Tohono Chul park and walked around before getting a private tour of sorts. What happened was ...