Sandia Peak Inn Motel
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$78 for 3, nicely appointed rooms, friendly staff and use of a laundry right on Route 66. However, breakfast was meager and the promised internet just did not happen. I would stay here again though - perhaps I was just grumpy. Loved the Kokopellis....
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- When we got to the Tramway it was packed.
- By the time we got on the sun was going down but it was still beautiful.
- Imagine 2.7 miles across a terrain.
- The kid behind us couldn't stop screaming due to fear of heights. Poor kid!
- We decided we didn't want to …
We were up early and keen to be on our way. There weren't any breakfast facilities so we decided to head out and grab a Denny's en route.
Route 66 was easy to get onto. New Mexico is signposted better than any other state we'd been to so far. Some of Route 66 in this region is on private land or unpaved and in this case what we were on for …
... with New Mexico... it is stunning. We found a very reasonable RV park ($10 full hook up) next to the Casino, just off the I40 and decided to stay there. It seems close enough to Acoma Pueblo for tomorrow, whcih I am really looking forward to seeing. To visit this historic Indian area you have to be part of a tour, to ensure that you follow protocol nad act respectfully, as I am sure some tourists could make a complete nuisance of themselves if left to their own ...
... these families are. Several resort lakes also have their place and it was odd to see full size marinas so far inland.
Eventually we crossed into New Mexico. We stopped for a very dodgy coffee to ward off tiredness at one of the many New Mexican villages along the way, and realised that we had seen the last of the alpine weather. The fist big town we came across was Espanola, and then Santa Fe. Santa Fe seemed to be ...
... yummy soup and disgusting salad followed by yummy brownies for desert. I convinced Shannon & Sarah to come drink with me at the bar we ordered heaps of cocktails and shots and decided to do karaoke! We managed to get Leah keen on the karaoke as well and together we sang man I feel like a woman. Then me Shannon and Sarah went back to the bar for more shots while Alex sang a romantic song to us all ;). Corey started a game of kings which me, Leah, Shannon, Rachel, Anna, ...