La Quinta Inn & Suites Tucumcari
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the road to the Blue Swallow , where I mentioned (cringing) that I was in the other hotel tonight (I had to know if this was something which would prevent me booking at any of the old Route 66 hotels) and the manager at the Blue Swallow didn't seem to care at all, even offering to clean up my room tomorrow early so that I could check in just after 11am, which is when current hotel pushes ...
... the railroad so I guessed they were served by trucks and the grain was used for cattle feed. We also saw lots of fields that had huge rolls of hay lying in them. I’m sure these, too, were used as cattle feed.
Next on the list of interesting things to see was a huge cross just down the road from the water tower in Groom. Commonly referred to as the Groom Cross -- officially named "The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ" – it rises ...
... memorial park to put the flowers on uncle J's grave. After playing hide and seek with uncle J for a while we did eventually find him when a memorial park attendant was kind enough to tell us where his grave was hiding.
Grave decorated we decided to take a trip around historic downtown Tucumcari. Most of Tucumcari's oldest buildings lie along or near Main Street in the Historic Downtown area. These include:
- Crescent Creamery (vacant)
- Federal ...
... 66 lore, a sixty-foot white aluminium (aluminum?) cross that is visible for miles around. It's based at a religious centre outside town and is obviously meant to draw believers to the area, but I suspect it draws in far more passing 66'ers who want to look at it for novelty value. Billy Connolly described it succinctly as "the biggest cross I've ever seen". Hard to argue with that, really!
All of that left us hungry. We were still in ...
... to the road were bright purple wild flowers in bloom. As we came over the rise to the town of Las Vegas (New Mexico not Nevada!), my heart skipped a beat when a police car parked on the other side of the road turned on his lights and made a u-turn as we (and two cars following) came over a hill going 20klms over the speed limit. The limit had just changed on the crest of the hill and I was slowly decelerating down the hill but not fast enough. He pulled over ...