Desert Motel

483 w 8th st hwy 54, Vaughn, New Mexico, 88353, United States | Motel
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This motel is located on 483 w 8th st hwy 54, Vaughn.
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    Travel Blogs from Vaughn

    Tucumcari Day 6 - Grandparents & Goodbyes

    A travel blog entry by sc0tt_pr0bert on Aug 10, 2014

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    ... on the motel phone; as the last time we spoke she wasn't feeling too good and had informed us that she was on antibiotics and awaiting the doctors telephone call on Monday.

    Gran was still feeling poorly and sounded terrible; naturally our thoughts for the rest of the day were dominated by concerns for both grandparents, thankfully however Mon is behaving herself and was in ...

    Tucumcari Day 5 - Bombus nevadensis

    A travel blog entry by sc0tt_pr0bert on Aug 09, 2014

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    ... one of our five a day banked we made our way back to the motel room and on route had an encounter with the world largest month, easily 10cm in length.

    Running out of ideas for entertainment we stayed in the motel room for around an hour and waited for the temperature outside to change from warm and pleasant to frick'n hot! Finally with a plan formulated and the clock reading 9am we decided that things surely must be open ...

    Tucumcari Day 4 - Mon's Birthday

    A travel blog entry by sc0tt_pr0bert on Aug 08, 2014

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    ... Route 66 Boulevard, which was previously known as Tucumcari Boulevard from 1970 to 2003. It is the largest city on the highway between Amarillo, Texas and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Billboards reading "TUCUMCARI TONITE!" placed along I-40 for many miles to the east and west of the town invite motorists to stay the night in one of Tucumcari's "2000" (later changed to "1200") motel rooms.

    After cruising downtown Tucumcari for a while we pulled into Kix for coffee ...

    Tucumcari Day 3 - Wasps and Thunder

    A travel blog entry by sc0tt_pr0bert on Aug 07, 2014

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    ... of a female tarantula hawk can be up to 7 mm (1/3 in) long, and the sting is considered the second most painful insect sting in the world. Commenting on his own experience, Justin O. Schmidt, entomologist and creator of the Schmidt Sting Pain Index, described the pain as "…immediate, excruciating pain that simply shuts down one's ability to do anything, except, perhaps, scream. Mental discipline simply does not work in these situations." In terms of ...

    Tucumcari Day 2 - Conchas Lake

    A travel blog entry by sc0tt_pr0bert on Aug 06, 2014

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    ... is very low and the previous high watermark can clearly be seen a good ten meters or more above the current water level. This time the water level was high, trees close to the edge of the lake were submerged by the lake water.

    As we made our way across Conchas dam I continued to photograph the amazing variety of interesting mini-beasts, seemingly oblivious to the lakeside scenery which presented itself in front of me! Pretty soon however we were in ...