Alta Vista Chalet Motel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Did our usual walk this morning, shower and Randy did the coffee clutch with the men. I got the RV ready for us to leave and walked the dogs.
We drove up to Cloudcroft and walked around their little town. It was awesome. I sent pictures of the streets earlier on one of our Jeep trail rides, but we wanted to walk around. Went to a thrift shop and found a pair of capris and was looking for a white shirt for Randy but didn't find one.
We went from shop to shop. Picked up ...
... the great teachers in our lives. Mariana and Sintra I am thinking of you. The “Jerry Rig” showed an oil rig with four workers, and I could not help to smile when I saw one hard hat laying on the ground and the hard hat owner climbing the rig with his hair blowing in the wind. A hundred years later this would be cause for great concern, safety penalty points and who know what else. Kris I am sure you know all about these type of penalties.
While walking ...
Alamogordo NM; home to White Sands Missile Range. Who cares? you ask. Think of a time when WWII was getting very ugly in 1945 and then the US dropped two bombs that changed everything - Fat Man and Little Boy. Two massive nuclear bombs that obliterated Nagisaki and Hiroshima. The testing for the first nuclear bomb detonation (The Manhattan Project) was done at the Trinity Test Site, July 1945. The infamous testing paved the way for ...
Drove through some very pretty landscape on our way to Alamogordo, NM. At one point we climbed up to almost 9,000 ft above sea level in Cloudcroft, NM. It was amazing and made our head's feel all wonky. Going back down was a sight. Beautiful. The temp went from 70 to almost 100 by the time we got to the valley.
There is not much to do in Alamogordo but we went to a few thrift shops, ate some really good frozen custard, and ...
... we were all helping my dad with the bikes, and moving them over to the place where we were going to lock them up. However, our problems didn’t end because when we were doing that, Katelyn accidentally stepped in a fire ant hill and didn’t realize it. I noticed and I told her, then she started to scream and move around. The fire ants bit her many times on her feet, ...