Elephant Butte Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... see "The thing" we didn't venture to see if but Charlie got very excited at the thought of owning some moccasins - you can now read his seperate blog on tumblr http://charlietourer.tumblr.com/
The most interesting bit was when we crossed the New Mexico border and had to move our watches forward 1 hour - that felt strange . Arrived at Truth or Consequences 1 hour later than ...
... wild pigs so I stopped the truck and watched as they climbed the hill.After driving a few hours the road slowly flattened and I could go over 60 again. The mountains rolled into hills and flatter grasslands. I rolled into Truth or Consequences looking for gas on a whim. Had a late lunch since there are no places for food or gas in the mountains. I discovered that the town is a hot spring hot spot! Found a motel with a hot spring bath and spent the ...
... home). We made reservations online so we headed to our camping spot. The "lake" is really the reservoir created by the huge dam and it is empty and big. There are no boats on it, although there are several boat ramps. There are very few campers, but the facilities are tidy and the water is hot. We found a dirt road that took us all around the park and we rode with gusto checking out anything interesting – like big bugs, spiders, ...
... br> We went today to see a ghost town called Lake Valley. This town had started because of a huge silver mine discovered in the area. The silver was mined our rather quickly, but then they found manganese, which was mined for use during WWI. After the war, the town dwindled and many people moved on. There was a fire that destroyed 3/4 of the buildings in town, supposedly set by a disgruntled drunk behind ...
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico ... how it got its name. The town was originally dubbed Hot Springs on account of the, well, hot springs that it sits on top of. The springs themselves churn through nearly 100 liters of water a second at around 110 degrees and make Truth or Consequences a popular place for retirees who benefit from healing spa treatments.
This changed when, in 1950 Ralph Edwards, the host ...