La Quinta Inn & Suites Albuquerque West
Travel Blogs from Albuquerque
... first, I take the dog for a well deserved walk on a trail along the Rio Grande, which he gratefully splashes around in until night falls and it's too dark for me to see where I'm going (let alone see Oscar, who vanishes into the shadows at night).
Driving to Nob Hill later on for a take away pizza, I instantly recognise the Crossroads Motel as the "Crystal Palace" from Breaking Bad. ...
... in California. Since then I have been to an additional 11 states for a total of 24 - half the number of continental states. I expect to add a couple more states before I'm back in the Chicago area at the end of October.
I'm now in warm and sunny Albuquerque and have spent the first night at our classmate Diane's charming house. Rita and I also visited in May. ...
This morning we headed to Albuquerque, New Mexico. We will be staying the week with Great Grandma and Grandpa Daniel before we continue on our journey. This is also where Grandma and Grandpa lived for the past 15 years before moving out to Virginia, and for me, a place full of memories, of visiting my grandparents every year, since the time I was born.
... came and hauled us 100 miles to Midland Texas where we decanted our possessions into a hire car. Sadly we had to dump the Bluebell Ice cream, but Wendy just didn't care at this point. We stayed in a hotel that night then drove over 300 miles to Denton near Dallas to collect a new RV. These 300 and the 100 to Midland were all in the wrong direction! We spend a couple of hours going through the formalities ...
... the Painted Desert Inn, that had been built by another gang of the CCC, the same as in Palo Duro Canyon. This was actually situated right on the old route 66, it was so atmospheric, brilliant. Every corner you turned in this National Park meant another change of terrain, breathtaking. Eventually we made it through and back on our way to our camp ground, as we exited we came to the dreaded gate check. We pulled to a stop by the rangers hut ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center