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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free parking
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... to Portales to see windmills (yes windmills).
*** Had an odd experience at the Motel Safari - when I asked if they had a room for the night, the very unfriendly hotel manager (I hope she treats everyone like dirt and that it wasn't just me or my Canadian-plated car - which I saw her looking at) told me that she would not take me as a guest (even though they had room) because I ...
... up to 101° in coach. The late afternoon sun was just brutal. It was still 95 out and it was nearly 6:00 PM. We turned the fans on and headed out for our excursion. When we got back about 90 minutes later, the temperature outside had dropped to the low 80s. Although it was high 80s inside the coach, it was definitely much better.
Well, I am done for today so I will sign off. Tomorrow we will head along Route 66 toward our ultimate destination of Gallup. ...
... ve arrived in Tucumcari, New Mexico where we will spend the night and figure out the next few days. I wandered up and down our street in Tucumcari (is the name made for a song??). Now almost a ghost town. Three out of four establishments closed. The whole place is decked out for the Route 66 tourists, but, apparently the freeway came in a few years ago and now nobody stops and the place is dying. Too bad. Just a tired, worn down feeling about the ...
... half buried and set out in a row which can be painted or sprayed by visitors. Then on to Palo Duro canyon which is a smaller Grand Canyon where we saw a deer and at least 6 tarantula spiders on the road. Then drove out of Texas and into New Mexico via the halfway town of Adrian on to Tucumcari and the Route 66 Motel. We have also crossed a time zone so we are 7 hours behind ...
... Carlsbad Cavern. The turnouts on the way out of the park to the north and east offered beautiful views without the throngs of people. True to form we spotted 6 elks in a grove of trees about 30 yards off of the road. True to form we turned the vehicle around to get out and take pictures. George creeped up to within 50 feet of two adults that were lying down in the shade. His running back skills were put to good use when they decided to stand ...