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... into the "old town" area of Alburquerque to visit the church of San Felipe. This church dates from the early 1700s, not quite as old as San Miguel, but is just about as ornate inside. We spent a few minutes pondering the meaning of life, before sitting across in the shade of the central plaza for a while.
After that we got all touristy and bought some cheap souvenirey stuff to wind the day ...
... a 5 oz top sirloin with au gratin potato and my parents both got prime rib with au gratin potato as well. My father also got apple pie for dessert. The food was good overall, but my steak was tough though the flavor was good. The prime rib was more successful--I would order that if I went again.
Tuesday, we had the included hotel breakfast at the Hampton Inn and left by 7:30am. This included breakfast was better than the Albuquerque one and included waffles and coffee ...
... and photographers. The evening closed with a firework demonstration that occurred from two different directions of the launch field. We don't know the attendance but would guess it to be several hundred thousand people.
Back to the hotel for a 5 am airport shuttle and begin our way home. Thanks to Henry and Tita for also attending and making it even more fun. So long from New Mexico.
... some adorable pictures! We enjoyed a short visit while they ate a snack in the food court. Sadly our time was very short - yet, very special! It was great to see the baby again (and other family!)
After our visit we knew we couldn't leave Denver without our traditional Beau Jo's Pizza. Our favorite pizza ever. How many times we've eaten at this pizza place!! It was as good as always - so good that ...
... Lori - Filet Mignon "Madeira" - a tender filet steak grilled and wrapped in bacon served with Madeira sauce, fried potatoes and fresh vegetables.
Stephanie - Baked Brie en Croute - baked with prosciutto ham, Bavarian ham, and imported brie cheese. Served with fresh fruit and cranberry sauce.
Tracy - Cordon Blue - breaded, boneless cutlet, sauteed and topped with ham and swiss cheese served with fresh ...
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