TripAdvisor Reviews Pecosa Inn Monte Vista
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... by spectacular mountains on either side. The road ran down to a little settlement on the plain, which provided a fine place for a morning coffee stop. Well, a morning hot chocolate stop to be more precise, for the rare mountain air at this altitude had a little bite to it and despite the powder blue sky and bright sunshine there was a feel of 'skiing resort' to the place. It was a largely 'help yourself’ sort of general store and we asked the lady behind the ...
... to climb in someone’s recent footsteps. The sight from the top was breathtaking – the Sahara desert surrounded by lush mountains! Also at the top was a LOT of wind!! And as the sand blew across the tops of the dunes it stung our bodies!! Sometimes the sand against the back of your knees really, really burned. Alex took out his new professional camera to take some pictures just before a gust blew loads of sand into every mechanism of his lenses! After just a ...
... had to be careful about getting sand in your eyes. We sat there for a few a little bit and then we saw them sledding down the dunes. We all then spent the next few hours playing on the dunes. I never could get my sled to go very fast, but mostly I didn't want to have to climb back up the humongous dune. It felt great just sitting out there in the sand once the sun went down and everything cooled off. Tyler was trying to do ...
... where the brave are free and lovers soar
Come ride with me to the distant shore
We won't hesitate
To break down the garden gate
There's not much time left today, yeah
Life is a highway, I wanna ride it
All night long
If you're going my way, I wanna drive it
All night long
Through all these cities and all these towns
It's in my blood and it's all around
I love you now like I loved you then
This is the ...
We thought we’d get fuel a little cheaper in Mexico. We were wrong. It was a fraction cheaper, but the flow meter was completely out. We went in with a quarter full tank and the attendant managed to squeeze 19 gallons into a 20 gallon tank. We joined the dodgy Mexicans at the gas station watching their battle against the World Cup hosts Brazil. Rach was more than welcomed by the locals.