Alta Vista Chalet Motel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Ronny & Linda pulled out this morning sometime. They were planning to leave between 7:30 and 8. I don't know I didn't get up until 9. Bob was up, but didn't hear them leave. They were making it a long day today by driving all the way to Junction. They thought they could make it by 6 CDT.
It was cloudy and foggy this morning, so wasn't sure about driving up to Cloudcroft, but Bob said it would be OK, so off we went. The GPS said ...
... of nothingness interspersed with the occasional cow. The drive took us from 3300 feet to 8600 feet in 91 miles, but the real interesting thing was that there was no mountains just a slow and steady climb out of the high desert into rolling hills.
We stopped at a roadside stand and I could not help to think of Ouma Lettie that always wanted to stop at each stand, even if they all sold the same products. Well this stand was a little different with a petting zoo, a ...
... parking lot and even get some of the locals involved (they felt sorry for us more or less and tried showing us how to throw it). It was only 40 minutes later when we were allowed to jump back on the van and head towards the monument. It was quite a sight to see, just as far as you looked you could see massive white dunes, even the road was white; like snow but better.
When we pulled over we all took our shoes off and ran and rolled around in the dunes. The ...
... decrease significantly if your name doesn't rhyme with chili. Green chilis, for those who don't know, are the mild chili peppers grown in the Southwest and use to drench every type of food in flavorful, heavenly bliss. Hamburgers, burritos, enchiladas, french fries, everything. They're the best. We continued our drive through Las Cruces, past the murder site of Pat Garrett (I am a huge Western ...
... so heavy that he went as slow as a snail. I was getting bored of sledding so I decided to try snowboarding down the dune. I couldn't snowboard down the whole slope the first time but eventually I could. When I did I was really happy and I kept doing it because it was a lot more fun. When we were done snowboarding down the dune we went to the visitor center because we had to get ...