Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn of Santa Fe
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... to get ourselves sorted out. We went back to El Agave for dinner, and we're now safely tucked up in the motel room with the heater on at 7.30pm.
Santa Fe's advertising brochure says "more than 325 days of glorious sunshine a year" - oh well, I bet they need rain too! Santa Fe is 405 years old and is at an elevation of 7,000 feet. A blend of Native American, Spanish and Anglo cultures influences everything.
... at the gate and headed to the only spot that you can be in 4 places at once. The four corners is where Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico all meet. We came up with inventive ways to make sure we covered all - this involved crabs and planks. After that it was a quick food shop at Walmart, lunch in a park and back on the road again. Next stop was the campsite where we quickly ...
A rest day of little driving and exploring Santa Fe. In my top 3 US cities with Boston and San Diego. Beautiful, small, quaint, traditional, interesting, green city with an Historic Plaza where musicians play, police officers stop for lunch at the fajita wagon and Indians sell their jewellery. The jewellery is called Indian, the people are Native Americans, locally they are referred to as Indians, probably this is not very PC. We ...
... and immediately set up camp and then headed to a restaurant for tea. Tonight authentic Mexican was on the menu. I had a bit of a mixed plate so I could try a touch of everything. On my plate was a beef taco, Spanish rice, refried beans, cheese enchilada and a talande I think it was called. It was so delicious and of course I had the chili on the side. After tea we were preparing for a very cold night with a low in the minuses. So we all rugged up an hit the ...
... and moved on.
Arrived in Albuquerque at lunch time, wandered around the business district, it was almost empty, never quite worked out why. Asked our lunch waitress what to do and she suggested the tramway (actually a funicular) that takes you over 10,000ft up into ...