Branding Iron Motel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Chilly today (high of 55 and raining) so I came to the private cg in town and the guy at the office starts poking my arm awkwardly and looks at the guy behind the desk and says "yup, this one's frozen solid" and then he lets me take the empty cabin for the price of a tent spot! Also they have a phone here but it needs a phone card so hopefully I'll call everyone in Chama:-/ *wifi here is too weak to upload pics but I will add them ...
... to negotiate a challenging forest service road where we had camped the night before. The clay road quickly turned slick following a short rainfall. A very slow pace and 4-wheel drive helped us maneuver several tricky downhills and a series of mudholes, bringing us safely to the two-lane highway before the downpour really began.
Set in a broad valley, Chama is winter sports destination (cross-country skiing, snowmobiling), sportsman's paradise (fly ...
Along with Willy & Trudy and Willy's 2 brothers and cousin, we rode to Chama and stayed on a Ranch which has a major problem with Prairie dogs. The Ranch is owned by relatives of Willy's brother's wife, Char.
Prairie dogs are burrowing rodents that live in large colonies in the grasslands of central and western North America. Prairie dogs are named for their habitat and warning call, which sounds similar to a dog's bark. Once numbered in the hundreds of millions ...
... It is the remaining 64 mile portion of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad's San Juan Extension built in the 1880s between Alamosa, CO and Durango, CO. The route was abandoned in the late 1960s and the tracks from Chama westward to Durango were torn up soon afterwards.
... but ready to take on the mountain lion! He saw 2 huge ....... deer having their breakfast on our site! We all came out and were able to see them before they took off. We told Caleb they must have come by to wish him a happy birthday!
Around our house (or in this case trailer) when it's your birthday you get to eat and do whatever you want, whenever you want! You don't have to ...