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... 2011) and the Odeon Theatre (built 1937 and still operating).
Tucumcari is a railway town, in 1901 the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad company built a construction camp in the western portion of modern-day Quay County. Originally called Ragtown, the camp became known as Six Shooter Siding, due to numerous gunfights. After it grew into a permanent settlement, it was renamed Tucumcari in 1908.
Old U.S. Route 66 runs through the heart of ...
... lots, filled in some more crossword puzzles and sorted out a few things which needed to be discussed.
We had dinner with Billy, Del's Enchiladas, Fajitas and Sopaipillas; although not one of your typical five a day it did come with onions and peppers so I'm sure it still counts (at least on this side of the pond).
Today I also discovered that Mon also enjoys wildlife gardening, her front lawn comes complete with tarantulas and horney toads!
... the main thoroughfare and which has several icons along its length - The Blue Swallow Motel being one of them. We were staying at the Quality Inn (always a contradiction in terms, although I have to say the safe were all very friendly and the clean room and cool swimming pool went a long way to winning me over!). Contrary to previous days, we got there pretty early and had time to take stock and do some homely things. We did some washing, ...
... winds blow everyday, 60 mile per hour winds would be a bit too much.
Let me digress a bit and tell you about how Chi Chi is managing on our trek. Actually - not bad. For the most part she sleeps on a little stand I made on the center truck console and lately she's found another resting spot on top of the luggage in the back seat. I think she's resting and whenever we stop she's on duty. She barks at everything and everyone. She ...
... interstate, so we decided to take a scenic route to Gallup along highway 53. This took us past a volcanic crater and an ice cave, which we stopped to have a look at. Carrying on, it was a long straight road with differing speed limits, so it's no wonder that Katie got pulled over for speeding! Luckily the police officer was really nice and loved our accents so let her off with a warning. After this her driving went to pot a bit, so after lunch I took over towards the four ...
Other places to stay in Tucumcari
4001 E Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari | 1 star motelfrom $51
2900 E Tucumcari Blvd, Tucumcari | 1 star motelfrom $42
815 E. Route 66, Tucumcari | Motelfrom $59
1620 East Tucumcari Blvd., Tucumcari | Motelfrom $32
1302 West Route 66 Blvd., Tucumcari | 2 star motelfrom $63