Historic Route 66 Motel
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We checked out of the motel and continued west. Our first stop was the Blue Hole in Santa Rosa New Mexico. This is a natural spring that known for its crystal clear water. It is 81 feet deep and is a constant 61F to 64F year around. As we continued on our way we were about 10 miles outside of Albuquerque when an engine light came on. I pulled over …
... side - people can be so lazy. Of course, we drew our names on the bodies and Karl found a spray can with some paint in it, so hence the kiwi road tour addition.
A little later on, we were all barrelling down Route 66 at our own pace, checking out the sites. We got to stand with a foot in Texas and the other in New Mexico and of course, there was the shots of the sign and the kiwi flag.
We stopped at the mid point of Route 66 - nice café there and finally ...
... a mere 28000 cattle on it cool photos from it. At the midpoint got some lunch really gorgeous but plain just what we were after only so many burgers with extra grease you can eat lovely people really nice stop with a bit more wind and less natural protection ( trees etc for those who didn't understand that) the 35 degrees didn't seem so warm today. After this we left Texas behind and entered New Mexico 1st stop was a service station just over the state line with ...
... hallion that I am, I took to graffiti like a duck to water and low and behold signed our names! Robert wanted his turn and drew a tractor.....take a look at the photo for yourselves lol. Passed through Budhland and Vega, finally making it to Adrian.....the official halfway point of Route 66!! Had the must scrummiest meal for lunch there and sampled one of the local chocolate pies. Crossing the state line into New Mexico ...
... motel so jumped in the outdoor pool under the 38 degree heat awesome and nearly dried as soon as we got out. Motel was all themed nic got some pics would you believe lol. We then dressed up and headed into the restaurant (separate massive building with massive bull outside) we then had some of their home made beer and the most awesome steaks. As we were finishing up the meal this guy heard us taking ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
Would defenitly recomend it to others.
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