Inn at the Delta
Travel Blogs from Espanola
... succeeded. Those tire places and their power tools!, curse them! She got the spare tire on....lowered the car....and....the spare was flat. :-( Uh Ohhhhhh. Back to the drawing board...we realized that there was a a put in place for the rafters about a mile back and thought perhaps SOMEONE might be there still be around with a compressor. Man, that was a HOT and dusty ...
Lessons learned today:
1) Santa Fe was well worth the extra driving to add it into our travel loop.
2) Just because a restaurant gets a few good reviews doesn't mean it will be a good experience for every diner.
3) A lot of restaurants close between lunch and dinner so eating a late lunch is not a good idea!
4) It is far easier to stay within walking distance of ...
So, today was an about-town day. We both had work to do in the morning (even if Paul was taking a personal day), so we didn't leave the hotel until after 11am. We walked to the downtown and visited the map dealer I had patronized before. Although we didn't think anything jumped out at us, we both had the same two maps in mind when we walked away.
... Fe. Much like Santa Fe, a jewel in the barren landscape only smaller, but still had the lovely town square and all the art galleries. On the way we stopped at the church Santuario de Chimayo where visitors can take a handful of holy dirt from a well, believed to be blessed with miraculous qualities, we hope it works, we need all the help we can get!! We also visited a traditional Pueblo, the residents have decided to ...
... parking lot. Because of this the park instituted a shuttle service that all visitors to the park must use, it operates from a parking lot off the highway about a 20 minute ride from the
park. The service worked out fine. Bandelier National Monument features a loop
trail of 1¼ miles, along which there is a large excavation of a pueblo on the
valley floor that was occupied in the 1200’s; this pueblo was different from
others we have seen in ...