Quality Inn And Suites Gallup
Travel Blogs from Gallup
... it and it was a mile wide. A small plane crashed in it in the 60s, and the movie "Starman" did some very filming there. Very cool.
Back on the road, we saw a semi-truck on the side of the road with a burned out cab. That's about how eventful the drive was today. Oh, and more smoke in Flagstaff from the Sedona fire.
We landed in Gallup at about 4:30 (after the 1 hour time change). We headed right downtown to shop because I had read ...
... rock and roll. We need a fuel stop first up and this is where at 9am we hear what will be the quote of the day, if not the quote of the trip. The lady in the gas station - American Mid West Accent - "Did y'all drive all the way from Australia? ........Yep she was serious.!!! This gas station was nothing out of the ordinary but when Glenn starts walking around taking photos, he does rouse the suspicion of the locals. Particularly the driver of the ...
... were fulfilling a plan they had set up on Kickstarter, taking Polaroid photos across the country. You can look them up at www.HeyImOverHere.com.
In Adrian, TX, we made a lunch stop for sandwiches at the MidPoint Cafe. Situated half-way between Chicago and Los Angeles, this is a requirement for all Route 66 travelers (even for us wannabes). The food was good, sandwiches and chips, the gift shop well stocked ...
... that it keeps going. As there is absolutely nothing else left in Adrian apart from a gift shop to pull the visitors in. From here we headed to the ghost town of Glenrio that straddles the border of Texas and New Mexico. There really wasn't much left to look at here other than some rusting old cars and a falling down service station so we headed on to the larger towns of Tucumcari and Santa Rosa. Tucumcari boasts some of the better kept relics of the old 66 ...
From Daughter – What an amazingly beautiful day! The New Mexico landscape is an ever changing dance of color and light. Every curve in the road revealed some new majesty.
It was also our first day with absolutely no unpleasant surprises. Nothing new to learn about the RV and nothing new to navigate (the directions from here to Los Angeles are basically "head ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking