Days Inn West Albuquerque
Travel Blogs from Albuquerque
Day 19 Day of rest Today was pretty much a day just to slow down and let E recover. It was good for Adeana and I as well though. It's weird, I wouldn't have thought I'd get so exhausted traveling, but after loading in and out of hotels every day for two and half weeks, well, it can get a little grueling. So, I went and got a clicking noise in the …
Day 18 I'm writing this morning after. Yesterday was a rough day. It started off like any other, well, you know any other on a six week trip across the country. We started off in Los Alamos, NM, birthplace of the atom bomb. Our first stop was by Bradbury Museum. It tells the story of the A-Bomb's development, Los Alamos history, and ways that …
... the road and discovered that Route 66 is now embedded under the freeway so on to the "big slab" we went. We needed to cover 55 miles to reach our lunch destination at Clines Corners. On the road, it seemed that we had a lot of hills...long gradual slopes...to climb and then down the other side but in my mind, it seemed we were climbing more than descending. I have been real conservative about how hard I push the car. ...
... the hot temperatures and the lack of any people around, it really felt like we were in a ghost town.
Once again, we came to a lake, this time the Apache Lake. Lots of people at the lake and it definitely looked inviting! We took pictures of the lake and also many saguaros and some desert wildflowers. One of our favorites was the blooming Agave plant. I always say it reminds me of a Dr. Seuss tree.
After driving the part of the road ...
... Continental Divide rest area for some homemade toasted sandwiches. Checked out the traditional (???) Indian Hogan Store. Most things beyond our budget, so just bought some Postcards.
We crossed the State line into Arizona at 1.13pm (allowing for time change), daylight savings active in this State.
Arrived at Holbrook, Arizona about 2.45pm. Settled into the RV Park for the night
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed