Motel 6 Gallup
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... They agreed that the humidity was no fun. They were staying here a couple of days to see some sights in this area before heading to an Airstream (the shiny all metal trailers) rally in Farmington, NM.
After the walk we loaded Harley in the Jeep and headed to check out the town a little bit. Along Route 66, where the park is located, there are dozens of Indian jewelry and gift shops. Cheryl wanted to check them out but since it was Sunday ...
... to say that anything is worth an 11 hour white knuckle drive but, the El Rancho was way cool; lots of history and movie star stuff. We got to stay in a movie starlet's room - Irene Manning, a singing bombshell from the golden age of cinema. Dad thought that was cool; I was just happy to get a good night's sleep.
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... had a coffee and a piece of pecan pie before taking a couple of pictures of the half way marker on the road outside.
We got back in the car and made our way west. The piece of Route 66 between Adrian and the border of New Mexico is basically a dust track. It was nothing but desert in front of us and a huge cloud of dust in the rear view mirror. The only other road user was a biker we'd seen in the cafe who stopped to tell us he was giving up and ...
... year old businessman. He has a beautiful Trading Post that blends the old and the new of the Indian trading world. We had a good visit and then moved on to Zuni.
The Zuni visit was kind of sad as we remembered some nice visits to the area when we used to live here. There is a beautiful church and lots of neat cultural ‘things’ in the community. BUT now everything was ‘at a charge’--$10 a person to tour ...
... for over 25 miles. After a big gulp of water it was on to Gallup where there were again lots of old neon motel signs and lots of closed motels. We did get a picture of yet another large man statue - this one called the Gallup Dude Man. It was now 5pm and it was a toss of a coin as to whether to stay on here for the night or to continue on into Arizona to Holbrook. Gallup to me was a big town of nothing interesting but hotels, so I decided I was feeling ...