Chama River Bend Lodge
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... guide us on the train the following day, but with failing eyesight and unsteady legs, he respectfully declined. When we returned from the adventure and recounted it with Papa Joe, he was able to vividly add his memories of key sights along the line. He knows it like his backyard, having ridden that route more than 300 times!
When we boarded the train, the blue sky was cloudless, erasing any worries of rain. So we stood in the open-air car for ...
Along with Willy & Trudy and Willy's 2 brothers and cousin, we rode to Chama and stayed on a Ranch which has a major problem with Prairie dogs. The Ranch is owned by relatives of Willy's brother's wife, Char.
Prairie dogs are burrowing rodents that live in large colonies in the grasslands of central and western North America. Prairie dogs are named for their habitat and warning call, which sounds similar to a dog's bark. Once numbered in the hundreds of millions ...
We rode to visit Willy's brother and his lovely wife Char who have a holiday home just outside of Chama. Great ride. Rode over 6 high passes and watched the old Steam train chug over the mountains. Watched the sunset over the mountains drinking 'moonshine' and eating ...
We went back and forth about staying in either Albuquerque or Santa Fe. They are only an hour apart and since we have so many miles to cover we didn't want to stay in both cities. We decided we would spend half a day in the city we didn't stay in so we could at least see a little bit of it.
We loved our time in Albuquerque but after seeing Santa Fe we wished we had much more time ...
... the truck and drove across the street, where we could have a good view of the train as it came by. We snapped some pictures there and down the road a couple of miles, where we could see it from a short distance, then headed back to the campground to pack up the camper and hit the road.
Camper in tow, we drove the 49 miles on route 17 to Chama, New Mexico. The tracks don't go anywhere near the road again until a spot called Los Pinos, about ...