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... snapping. Shiny and clean we left sparkling in the sunshine. Back on the road again, Route 66 is under the interstate 40 going west. I checked but there is not a lot to come off for, either not allowing tourists or having to pay for tours. Heading west towards Gallup we carried on. It rained on & off along this stretch, leaving the worst of it behind us, but dirtying our car already. En route we passed by little towns: Rio Puerco - famous for its massive casino ...
... IN ALBUQUERQUE!!!!!!!!!!
It could have been worse I guess!!
We continued through New Mexico towards the state line and the mountainous views were amazing!
We stopped at a roadside stall selling Nevajo jewellery and also at a TIPI store. The store staff were so lovely!!!
En route we were hungry, and not wanting to waste any more time, we popped in for a McDonalds. The lad who served me couldn't believe that he ...
... with the Petrified Forrest near the south exit.
The Petrified Forest is known for its fossils, especially fallen trees that lived in the Late Triassic, about 225 million years ago. During the Late Triassic, downed trees accumulating in river channels and were buried periodically by sediment containing volcanic ash. Groundwater dissolved silica from the ash and carried it into the logs, where it formed quartz crystals that gradually replaced the organic matter. ...
... early start to see the Petrified Forest & Painted Desert. Once again the pics don't do justice to these amazing beautiful places. Petrified Forest is thousands of petrified trees formed over thousands of years laying across the desert. The colours in these massive pieces of rock are beautiful. Pieces seen in the gift shop are priced from $9000 US upwards.
Painted Desert took us completely by surprise, the colours and the vast area covered by ...
... and moved off into a different type of heat: The late morning sun in the town square. A quick circuit of the pretty little plaza and its old buildings gave us a flavour of the old town before we dived back into the air-conditioned sanctuary of the car and headed towards Gallup, NM.
A long list of movie stars from the 40's and 50's have graced El Rancho hotel in Gallup. It was a popular stop for film stars shooting in the region and the walls ...