Motel 6 Albuquerque North
Travel Blogs from Albuquerque
... the next corner and we were smack bang in the movie set and the real Maggies Diner. We stopped for the mandatory photos. So totally by accident we had found our way onto Route 66.
Carl and Paola soon caught up with us at the Motel and were very jealous of our find. Unfortunately it was 52 miles back tracking and time did not permit that detour.
An early night in readiness for finding the rest of Route 66 ...
... famous for. We drive into the city and start seeing old places with cool signs. We go to the Standard Diner in downtown for our dinner. It's not a real original diner....it's only about 8 years old. But the food is exceptionally good....it's kinda like an upscale fancy diner place. Dinner was superb.
We leave from Standard Diner and head east, checking out the neon as we go. If you do neon here......you're probably a wealthy man. There's ...
... however during the festival there are thousands of balloons....so many...it is impossible to photograph and impossible to fly them all at the same time. Much like in an airport...they have balloon traffic directors and have various segments perfectly planned and coordinated to lessen the chance of problems. There are various events, some of which include things like: the "special shapes ascension", the "around the world ascension" (various balloons that represent the countries where ...
... our trip was wonderful, I think everyone was ready to be home. I was going through a bit of "show withdrawal" but thankful for so many special memories I would have of this trip. Summer will be over about the time we get home... school starting up again and back to the routines... but my summer was fabuluous and my heart is overflowing.
... Church. It was so GOOD. Jim described it as "deeply profound". He loved the part about self responsibility. Take care of your side of the street, speak kindly and lovingly and always remember you are relating with your best friend. Give respect, care and love at all times. I especially enjoyed listening to the answers to the questions that were asked by different couples. The loving energy in the responses and the acceptance and non-judgment of both parties, ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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