Travel Blogs from Gallup
... it and it was a mile wide. A small plane crashed in it in the 60s, and the movie "Starman" did some very filming there. Very cool.
Back on the road, we saw a semi-truck on the side of the road with a burned out cab. That's about how eventful the drive was today. Oh, and more smoke in Flagstaff from the Sedona fire.
We landed in Gallup at about 4:30 (after the 1 hour time change). We headed right downtown to shop because I had read ...
... We had friends who raved about it, but we really didn't see what the excitement was about. Yes, it's pretty, but we thought if you're looking for gorgeous desert areas, big bend texas, sedona, southern Arizona.........there were so many that were much prettier. We were, however, there at sunset. Laurie got to photograph a very pretty sunset over the desert, which made her quite happy.
From there, we went to Gallup, NM, ...
... in the ground cause by a meteor that fell to earth 50000 years go. The crater is nearly a mile wide and 550 ft deep. There is an interactive display in the Discovery Centre plus you can walk out to various viewing platforms on the rim. Once again there are strategically placed telescopes so you can get a better view at the crater floor and edges. Riveting! Popeyes has left us a little parched so Liz and I head back to Harvey to make a cuppa while the boys continue ...
... motels and murals kept in good order, whilst Santa Rosa is famed for the blue hole. A crystal clear deep well of water that draws scuba divers and fun lovers alike from all round the country. After passing these two old relics of 66 we arrived in Albuquerque where we had a drive around the old town before retiring for the night in our hotel on Route 66 with a distant view of the Sandia mountains. Today we were up at 5am to wish our great niece a happy 4th ...
... I-40"). No new hiccups or bugs (literally).
We are staying in yet another Walmart parking lot today, but it feels like we are in a five star hotel room inside. Once we get the satellite hooked up it will be just like being in our living room, actually better because the RV has surround sound!
From Father – We're certainly getting better at breaking ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed