Wildhorse Casino & Hotel
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It was raining again as I checked out of my hotel in Santa Fe. I didn't have any reason to believe I'd have better luck at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument today than I did yesterday so I just headed for my next destination, Chimney Rock National Monument. My route there took me past Ghost Ranch. ...
... It is the remaining 64 mile portion of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad's San Juan Extension built in the 1880s between Alamosa, CO and Durango, CO. The route was abandoned in the late 1960s and the tracks from Chama westward to Durango were torn up soon afterwards.
We concluded with a champagne toast to the balloonist's prayer:
The winds have welcomed you with softness
The sun has blessed you with it’s warm rays
You have flown so high and so well
That God has joined you in laughter
And set you gently back again
Into the loving arms of Mother Earth
And that is a perfect ending to a perfect ...
... it in spite of the wind! I just choked and sneezed for a few minutes not bad...close one. Smart. I then went to bed in my very warm zero degree sleeping bag. I awoke at 1am, then decided to wait longer, i was too comfortable, especially after that Dunes ****** campground. I woke again at 3am and got up and dressed for the cold dark night...no sounds out there, the coast should be clear. I grabbed my camp chair, tripod camera and extra battery and instead ...
... s quite a bit smaller yet seemed to have so much to offer. Downtown's plaza (a grassy town square) was bustling with activity but also seemed to be a place to just sit and relax too. It is surrounded by unique shops, tons of art gallery's and museums, and great looking restaurants. There were musicians set up and people were just strolling around or laying on blankets. It was a great spot to ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed