La Quinta Inn Santa Fe
Travel Blogs from Santa Fe
I stopped here on my way from Colorado Springs to San Jose. Since I was just passing through, I chose a budget hotel.
I absolutely loved Santa Fe and vowed to return. I had dinner at Blue Corn Corn Cafe: green chile tamales. The next day I waited until after eleven to get back on the road, just so I could eat there, again: blue corn tacos …
... of people and the attempt to completely whitewash Native American culture. When artists and writers flocked to Santa Fe in the 1920s they were able to help record and preserve much of the Native American culture that many others attempted to eradicate. Today it is apparent that the city is proud of its unique culture.
The museum led us to the Palace of the Governor, the oldest continuously inhabited structure in the United States. It was ...
... weren't too concerned with walking that far. Through the magic of tripadvisor, a mexican restaurant was found just across the road - success! As we arrived, they were so busy that we, reluctantly, of course, took a seat at the bar for a drink whilst we waited (I quite like this practice in the USA, something I haven't come across at too many places before). After no more than a round, we were seated and proceeded to ingest the hottest chilli in the world - even Cam couldn't eat it (so ...
... the time zone change. I had wondered if I would combust standing in two time zones, and states, however to Tom's dismay I am still here!
We headed out of Adrian on the original R66, which suddenly just ended! We were stuck 5 metres from the interstate as well, so we just drove over the wasteland between us and the road and hit the I40 instead. It would seem that it starts again at Glenrio, oops.
Glenrio was deserted, in the desert! Just surreal, with one ...
... I decided to head home around 2 pm as the weather was looking a bit oppressive - just as well. It was starting to snow and the road was very icy. I drove very slowly and got off the road whenever I could to let the others (who were obviously feeling a lot more confident than I) pass. It was a little scary - icy conditions do concern me. The Cruze seems to hold the road beautifully, but not sure what would happen if I had to slam on my brakes. Better ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking