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Travel Blogs from Alamogordo
... Hall of Fame, spent a leisurely hour with all kinds of space stuff. Our docent, Larry, told us some other things to do, that we will do later this week. Petroglyphs near Ruidoso on our trip to Albuquerque at the end of the week. Then, we had lunch and took off back west to White Sands National Monument. We were blown away by the history, story of how the white gypsum sands are deposited ...
We settled into site 17 of this park around 4 pm.... just north of Alamogordo, New Mexico. A relatively short travel day distance-wise but we did get an early start. Out of the park in Deming at 8:30 am with a stop for water and for Denis to show me a cemetery he was so impressed with as almost every plot had colourful flowers. Not sure if it was the norm, or maybe everyone visits the graves on Sunday and we were ...
Saturday, March 30. We left Carlsbad and headed north on 285 to Artesia and we passed more oil wells in this 35 mile stretch than we have seen in all of Texas. I will note some of the little towns we passed through on this drive because we had to turn to the west in Artesia and head through Cloudcroft and Alamogordo before heading south again another 12 miles to our campground Oliver Lee Memorial State Park which I reviewed below.
... and heralded a new era - the Cold War. White Sands Missile Range was and is also home to important testing for space exploration - rocket testing, the Daisy Track (G force testing), HAM (the first monkey in space) and weapons testing. Because of the area's important contribution to past, present and future space exploration, the New Mexico Museum of Space History and International Space Hall of Fame is located here. We checked out ...
Did scenic drive and passed border control. Shown our British passport and still needed to know where we came from! Headed into white sands park beautiful. Then shopped and got shorts and tops before we went to motel. Back to white sands for sunset, dinner and then ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking