BEST WESTERN Plus Raton Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Good clean rooms, very comfy beds, great breakfast, good value for money
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October 1st – day 150
Well, I was looking forward to a good
sleep after two nights in a row with trains all night but it didn't
happen. Early to sleep (for me, it was 9pm) and awake from 3.30am so
I can tell you that two trains went through between 3.30-6am and they
were both very loud. This part of the country runs on rails I guess.
Plus someone arrived at 4.45am and set up near us and ...
It's cold! The good news is - no bugs :-). However, I found the only insect (a wasp) flying around when cooking, it disappeared for a bit and I discovered it crawling and then when I slapped it, stinging me on the top of my leg. It had somehow, climbed into my trousers all the way up my leg and stung me good and proper when it was getting beaten up by me! Poor wasp is worse off than me. Anyways, as soon as we crossed the border and turned a corner into Colorado, ...
... was really nice of them and we realised how far it was when we had to walk back to the train station as there is no taxis in Raton.
We dumped our bags and headed to a bar just down the road for lunch. Free poured drinks for $6 we enjoyed our afternoon, good food too. Our server Eden was such a sweetheart we got her to get some toast and gave her vegemite, she loved it we told her we would be back in a few days after our little road trip. With our first Maccas meal ...
First stop today - Cadlillac Ranch - Roadside America at its finest. This is right up there with, with... well National Geographic lists it as one of its Top Ten Roadside Attractions. And you know National Geographic is not going to stake its reputation on just some average roadside kitsch. Andy and Marcus must be kicking themselves right now as they read about what they missed. Don't worry, we'll ...
... refreshment after several days of desert past, in southern Wyoming.
And, if the beauty and deep cleansing smell of evergreens weren't enough, the rich color of lush GREEN was richly pronounced everywhere in the occasional valleys we went through as Crush eagerly gobbled up the windy road ahead on our way to the top of the mountains.
Gigantic rock emerged from the side if the mountains, and in some places were almost large enough to be their very ...