Motel 6 Santa Fe
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... We started to get hungry so it was time to go over to the Railyard District for Tomasitas New Mexican Restaurant. There was a line out the door even before they opened, glad we came when we did. Noreen had the Chicken Bowl and lightly buttered sopapitas. I had their blue plate with ...
... round the area - flat rooved buildings, mostly a shade of red clay or earthy colours. There were many tourist trinket shops, and many eateries as this is such a visited site. We had a coffee in a cafe but headed back fairly early, as we planned to stop at the Vivác winery on the way (we had seen it was open!!!) and we were having an early dinner before the Pink Martini concert that Carole had cleverly got tickets for!!! ...
... amber waves of grain. By Vaughn we were at an elevation of 5965 feet. Fourty miles or so south of Santa Fe we started seeing more mountains in the distance and the flat prairies gave way to more little hills and mesas and trees or large bushes rather than grass and sagebrush. We believe there may even be a dusting of snow atop the mountains nearby. Definitely cooler and signs of fall in the tree colours.
As the scenery grew increasingly strange in the Texas panhandle, it became clear that our entry into the Southwest was a transition into a totally new territory. However, moving past the previous night's bizarre honky-tonk mania, all of the desolate, somewhat post-apocalyptic landscapes of far northwestern Texas seemed like a fever dream by the time we crossed over into New Mexico. The border areas of New Mexico were equally desolate, ...
... smashing as we took the corner.
We checked into the campground and then piled into one RV and headed about 8 miles down the road to a block of shops and ended up having dinner at a Chinese restaurant.
We gained an hour back today with New Mexico's time zone being one hour earlier than what we have been used to. Maybe an early night tonight!
Might have a bit of time for a look around Santa Fe tomorrow.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMotel 6 Santa Fe
Had all the basics,no frills,clean.Centrally located with easy access to surrrounding points of interest
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