Red Roof Inn Gallup
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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A short day, comparatively, for all of us. We arrived in Gallup around 2 in the afternoon. The heat was intense, but low humidity, finally. We watched the 2nd match of the World Cup and then went out to dinner at a local mexican food place.
Back in the room, Eric and I played cribbage for a few games, and then made it an early night as we …
... a good photo opportunity. This is where the water flow across the continent divides flowing west into the Pacific and east and south east to the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico respectively. There are a few Indian trading stores here which are very reasonably priced compared to the traders in Santa Fe.
The next stop was our hotel in Gallup. As we entered the city I set the satnav for the hotel ...
... lot by the Moose club and walked a few blocks to the center of town. We wound up "standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona".
There are lots of rumors that this isn't the real corner, and it's another corner.....whatever. We thought it was fun. We went in the gift shop, got souvenirs, took pictures.....all the touristy stuff. But that's why it's there. Then we walked back, got in the motorhome and headed east.
... br> The sun stayed out for awhile and gave us the chance to dry out; refuel and stop at a market for a walk around. The skies overhead darkened so we continued on in torrential rain, testing all our rain gear. It had been very cold this morning and wasn't an awful lot warmer after midday.
Grants claim to fame is the discovery and production of uranium and the town produced half of the ore required by the USA from the 1950's.
As we wove form the highway to Route ...
... gave birth to about 4,000 sons named either Fred or Harvey or both." In 1942 Samuel Hopkins Adams wrote a book titled The Harvey Girls and in 1946 MGM released a musical film starring Angela Landsbury and Judy Garland. If you've stopped reading, I don't blame you but I tend to get a bit absorbed in some of this history. Leaving the park we now head to Holbrook.... Not much to see here, another sad example of what once was. There is however the Wigwam Motel. It did close ...