Bent's Fort Inn
Travel Blogs from Las Animas
... part of the day was difficult because Kansas is nothing but farmland from it's Eastern border to the Western border. The temp rose to 35 and the wind was relentless. It appeared we were driving on an angle all day. The day changed when we stopped at the last town before the border to Colorado. It was the small town of Coolidge. We decided to stop at a small cafe but when we pulled up in the shade, a man ...
... in flip flops. When at the lake, she wanted to check the water temperature. She didn't realize that the land near the lake edge was thick mud. She sunk in and had to dig around to find her flip flop. She did not like the lake after that. After eating breakfast we set off again to make our way over the Rocky Mountains. Things were going very smoothly. The climb seemed to be very gradual. Parts ...
... dirty too. Bye bye wont be seeing you in a hurry again, still its another pin in the map i suppose.
We were again heading west, through some small towns with the aim of crossing into Colorado today. This was a pretty easy drive for Gareth- he's being a very good boy with all this driving. We ran parallel to the railroad for most of today which obviously served the big industrial buildings and huge farms along the way (the young farmers around holsworthy would be very proud ...
... I have ever felt on a downhill. Everytime the wind moved laterally, we were swaying all over the place. When a truck came by at high speed, it almost knocked me off my bike. I then stopped and changed from my wide rim Zip wheels to a set of conventional wheels which helped me to control the bike much better. We were feeling so good at this time that we stopped for the first time for lunch at the 75 mile mark at ...
We pulled out of camp at 9:00 this morning--the sky was full of smoke that is floating up from the Los Alamos fire in New Mexico. We heard that the Arizona fire is either out or under control but the one in New Mexico is still going strong. What a mess. The mountains that we could see clearly yesterday are topped off with a yellowish haze of smoke that you can see drifting along in the sky for miles. We did run out of the smoke later which was ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed