Motel 6 Central Albuquerque
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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After spending the night in Flagstaff, we began the journey to our destination of Albuquerque in New Mexico. This was a journey packed with many sightseeing opportunities, starting off with a visit to Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, which is in Arizona. It is thought that roughly 900 years ago, the eruption of this volcano reshaped the surrounding landscape, changing the lives of people, plants and animals. ...
Driven to day: 299 km
Driven to date: 5024 km
We drove from Tucumcari to Albuquerque today, and what a drive. The scenery was desert scrubland at the beginning, then changed to desert forest as we started climbing and climbing. We eventually reached 7139 feet and then started descending into the Albuquerque valley, about 6500 feet. The views from some of the peaks were incredible. As if that wasn't enough ...
... up the slick rock. Rock cairns marked the way, but it would have been difficult to lose our way here. There was no shade on the trail except for an occasional spot under a small tree. We gratefully took advantage of these spots as we took frequent water breaks. The sun beating down on the exposed rock was very hot! Turning around and looking back, we could still see the parking lot because of the sun glinting off the rows of cars parked there. ...
... only building with a bathtub, and the name still exists. We also went to the Bradbury museum (not Ray, the author, but Norris the researcher). He was part of the team that developed the atomic bomb and when the war was over he stayed in Los Alamos and did research to see how nuclear power could be used in peace time. Then we headed to ...
... the Grand Canyon, but I decided that it was just too much extra driving on the one day that we have so little, so unfortunately for me, we passed it up. Casey has been there plenty of times so it wasn't much of a bummer for him.
So yes, to all those people who say that we are over crowded in the U.S., I would like to set them down right around where we were driving and show them how there isn't civilization for miles. They just choose to live in the highly ...