Days Inn West Albuquerque
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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From Texas through to New Mexico and eventually Arizona we jumped on and off Route 66 (where it still exists). The majority of the old road has been replaced with a double lane highway the I40 which bypasses the small towns along the 'Historic Route 66' as it's known now. Most of the towns are full of old gas stations , diners and motels boarded up …
... to leave as it did not feel like a place where serious business was being done. The return journey to Albuquerque was via the Turquoise Trail which was the old road linking the two cities prior to the opening of the Interstate highway. It was far more scenic and less busy too.
So we are off to Arizona next and we will possibly be the only people, on a cross USA trip visiting the state, not to be planning to see the Grand Canyon. Been there, done ...
... out the car!) and waited for the sherif to come over. Deputy Sherif Wietzall said he wanted to check I wasn't drunk because I kept veering over the line onto the hard shoulder and this is where "bicyclists" use the road. He then asked for my licence and insurance (thankfully I remembered the insurance paper from Alamo was in the glove box) and i asked Mark to fish out my licence from my bag that was on the back seat. As he started rooting around the sherif ...
... with many water bottles. The sign at the start of the trail warned us about the dangers of heat exhaustion and dehydration, but we felt prepared for the 3-mile round trip hike. At the start of the hike, we walked over a bridge that crossed a small shallow stream. The view here was really pretty,with tall grasses growing on the banks and in the stream. We saw a couple dragonflies hovering over the water as we walked by. The trail then led past ...
After lunch we went back to our campsite and turned on the air conditioner. It was sunny and over 90 this afternoon. Another hot day which George loves but I prefer the coolness of the temperatures that we have had for most of our trip. Took some pictures of the Buffalo herd that is fenced in right next to our campground.
Heading into Albuquerque tomorrow and then north of the city.
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