Travelodge Albuquerque NM
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... 4 hours of rain, lightning and thunder and was only able to go out at 7pm . I got lost walking the 2miles to meet Joseph ( Sue's architect buddy ) down on central ( Route 66 originally ) bit found him and we sank somecraft beers and talked cities and notions of America. Happily he had a car and was able to drop me back as only the major roads in the spread grid system here are lit - not confident enough to walk back alone in dark and a bit drunk ...
... a couple of the trails in the area and took plenty of photos of the amazing scenery. The highlight was a deep and narrow 'slot' canyon only wide enough for one person to pass at a time.
We had decided to head south to Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico, to make the most of the warm weather for one last day before driving back north to Colorado where much more snow ...
Still continuing west on the renamed route 66 we stopped at Alburquerque for the night. The drive from Amarillo had taken it out of Terry and Dave a bit because of the strong winds, we even had a bit of a dust storm. Imagine our delight when we arrived at the camp site to find that they had a hot tub, bliss. Terry was even happier there was a KFC in walking distance, off he went with Dave on the pretence of finding a liquor store only to come ...
... to the Walters Museum in Baltimore in 2009. The 100 pieces that are on display in Albuquerque are spectacular; I can only imagine the excitement at the Walters at receiving such a gift.
The regular exhibit halls have displays of New Mexican and Albuquerquean history--civil war, development, and Pueblan, and there is a gallery of local art. There was quite an array of time periods and styles represented. One interesting ...
Today we planned to meet friends to ride the Sandia Tram which until recently was the longest tram ride in the world (they haven't removed the signs!) Thanks to a brush fire that closed one of the access roads, our friends didn't make it. After waiting for a while we finally boarded for the trip to the top of the Sandia Mountains.
The Sandia Mountains are named for the 'watermelon' color ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed