Isleta Resort & Casino
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I awoke this morning with a but of dread in my stomach, I really felt like I hadnt spent enough time in williams. After a bit of a traumatic experience with the waffle iron in the hotel breakfast room, I drove slowly through the small picturesque town trying to take as many pictures as I could. I stopped to get gas and the lovely people there …
... bikers and lovers of country music. Immediately I decided that I would make it a priority to visit this saloon for I had seen such places on TV and although it might shelter groups such as The Hells Angels, I felt drawn to its danger. The hotel itself was huge and luxurious. Las Vegas hotels were incredibly cheap compared to the rest of the USA (particularly midweek) and we had managed to find ourselves a 4 star hotel which cost less for three nights than a hostel in ...
... 350 million, but
still plenty of land. The scenery is
of course outstanding.
The route we
took was called "Rim Country" which follows the rim of the Grand Canyon, while
not actually seeing the actual Canyon, the road was up and down some fairly
steep grades. Pleased to say our little
Motorhome handled it with ease.
approached Holbrook we noticed a sign on a ...
... of the rock black, and the early puebloans scratched pictures and shapes into the rock. There are over 20,000 images carved in the rock, but we saw maybe 100. Some of the images may be 2,000 to 3,000 years old, but later images are only 400 to 500 years old.
It is speculated that these carvings may have had a spiritual meaning, but no one really knows for sure.
... br> As the evening progressed, we all sat on the deck yakking as the sun turned the Sandia mountains behind the house a gorgeous watermelon colour. Upon reflection perhaps that's why they are called the Sandia mountains?
In fact we chatted well past the sunset, and it was close to midnight by the time we all crawled off to bed. A long and good day done.