Blue Swallow Motel
Travel Blogs from Tucumcari
Today we left Texas and headed to the "Land of Enchantment", New Mexico - after passing through the Cadillac Ranch - a spot where someone has planted the car bodies of 6 Cadillac's in the middle of his field. You are able to take a spray can and paint your name on them - of course, many have done this and the layers of paint are very thick. What …
Since my first crosscountry bike trip I've wanted to stay at the Blue Swallow Motel with its murals & individual garages for the rooms. It worked out this time although I parked outside since the garages have dirt floors & might not be as easy to get out of.
The new owners have been here a year & it's looking good all around; the …
Breakfast was at Kix on 66, America's Mainstreet. Good, old fashioned diner food. Great way to start the day. Before leaving Tucumcari, known as the City of Murals, we drove around town to check out some of them. They're quite elaborate and have a Route 66/western theme.
We rejoined I-40, but since it parallels '66, we would get off the …
Well, another day, another Texas shaped waffle, as they say...
We all woke up happy, Elwood and I head to breakfast and Noah sorts out skype and made plan to chat to his folks.
So, after breakfast, Elwood is over the moon to skype Nanny and Papa. He chats enthusiastically and Nanny wows us all with her Madagascar knowledge, one of …
We had planned on leaving Roswell early and picking up Ti in Albuquerque this morning, but just as we were packing up we received a call from Ti that he had missed his flight. This news interfered with my carefully laid out itinerary, but it actually improved our day. Instead of rushing to Albuquerque, we were able to take our time and watch Venus …
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed