Holiday Inn Express Farmington (Bloomfield)
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... and all, on a icy, one-lane, pothole riddled "road" for about 26 miles. Keep in mind that it was 26 miles going at about an average of 15 mph. We drove up and down inclines of about 6% at some points and through rickety old bridges that were barely wide enough for the truck. The worst part about it all was that it was about 9:30 at night and we couldn't see anything around us. There was just enough of a silhouette of the mountains ...
I can't believe it's been 26 days already! The boys said, "It feels like it's only been 1 1/2 weeks". This afternoon we visited The Four Corners Monument. We entered through New Mexico. It is where the four states meet...Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado ( fun fact ). It was fun, we entered through New Mexico. Three dollars each to enter. ...
... reservations, it would be a long night of driving so I tuned into the satellite radio talk shows and drive on, hoping to avoid skinwalkers. I did almost hit an unidentified loose animal on the road, but it was probably a dog and NOT a shape-shifting witch.
The road passes through mostly flat country so the sunset and views were great until night fell in. The Dimeh people used the land fir ranching mostly. A handful if tiny trailer communities dotted the roadside here ...
... the crusty old man who ran it was very nice and had most of his front yard filled with a model train. Inside his office was hundreds of small models of everything military. Plus, we got a pull through site with full hook-ups for $20. Not bad.
After lunch Pooh and Quique stayed back in the RV while I took a small road trip to this place called Shiprock. It was about 30 miles east of Farmington. Shiprock is this 1,800 ft. tall plug of ancient lava that sticks out ...
... issued commodities. They thus created fry bread. (I found this history on a genealogy forum).
It is deep fried and used for tacos, hamburgers...etc. We enjoyed it as an afternoon treat, one sprinkled with powdered sugar and the other with cinnamon. I can't wait for tomorrow when we can indulge some more.
Tomorrow's plan is a 3 hour drive into Arizona and Utah to spend the day in Monument Valley.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn Express Farmington (Bloomfield)
We stayed here using Priority points. Small and new H/I Express. Good for business, or a base of operations for sightseeing or an overnight stay. Small indoor pool and Jacuzzi. Breakfast bar was ho-hum. Staff was pleasant
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