Holiday Inn Express Ruidoso
Travel Blogs from Ruidoso
It is a beautiful place in the mountains.
Well, we have been having a fun time here in Ruidoso at the Golden Aspen Rally. We have been working hard in the Registration area and had a chance to pray with one of our CMA brothers this morning. God has really been blessing us. Unfortunately, I (Paul) got a pretty good cold yesterday and it is no fun to feel this crummy when you are travelling …
We rode in from Heber directly rather than stopping as initially planned. We were scheduled to come in to Ruidoso to help at the Golden Aspen Rally starting on Tuesday but we got a call asking us to come in early to help with setup and other Rally details.
We had a lot of fun helping to set up the vendor area, stuff goodie bags and fold …
Hiked trail to Smith's Spring. 285N thru Carlsbad NM then 82W to Cloudcroft. Booked in here till Thursday, looks interesting place - first one we could even consider - but arrived at dusk so will take time to explore the local climate...cultural/political/weather... .to divine whether any possibility at all. Now have accommo with Brandi's friend in Santa Fe for the weekend so will be heading up ...
Made our way to higher elevation (8400ft, 2560m above sea level) near a winter ski resort in the hope of some cool air and a better night's sleep. It worked a treat and the fresh mountain air was a welcome relief! Bessie didn't love it as much as we did and the high elevation caused a blown coolant hose (the noise we heard wasn't birds chirping after all). Luckily we heard it straight away while we where stopped ...
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